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Kingsport-Bristol-Bristol, TN-VA MSA

Overall Rank: 186      Population: 306,000

The 2013 Milken Institute Best-Performing Cities Index ranks U.S. metropolitan areas by how well they are creating and sustaining jobs and economic growth. The components include job, wage and salary, and technology growth. In most years, these give a good indication of the underlying structural performance of regional economics.

Metro's Performance in Each Index Component

Component 2013 2014 2015 2016 2017 2018 Score/
Value
5-yr Job Growth1 96  145  161  177  169  182  93.00 
1-yr Job Growth2 178  173  180  185  185  180  98.63 
5-yr Wages & Salaries Growth3 86  92  172  177  187  194  85.89 
1-yr Wages & Salaries Growth4 21  172  198  185  187  171  97.63 
Short-Term Job Growth5 160  194  147  123  130  105  9984.41% 
5-yr Relative HT GDP Growth6 190  199  193  179  197  184  78.44 
1-yr Relative HT GDP Growth7 195  89  79  167  198  89.09 
High-Tech GDP LQ8 165  148  144  136  163  171  0.42 
# of HT GDP LQs Over 19 133  105  114  115  178  136  2.0 

2012-2013 Growth Comparison (by score)

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