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Visalia-Porterville, CA MSA

Overall Rank: 54      Population: 464,000

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 130  109  106  74  31  59  103.33 
1-yr Job Growth2 62  30  127  49  55  24  101.03 
5-yr Wages & Salaries Growth3 82  133  111  150  12  34  105.23 
1-yr Wages & Salaries Growth4 166  188  10  143  88  104.49 
Short-Term Job Growth5 39  114  75  43  26  47  10080.04% 
5-yr Relative HT GDP Growth6 36  56  17  50  104  94  98.13 
1-yr Relative HT GDP Growth7 126  83  10  114  52  130  97.35 
High-Tech GDP LQ8 187  195  193  192  195  195  0.30 
# of HT GDP LQs Over 19 133  163  175  177  193  191  0.0 

2012-2013 Growth Comparison (by score)

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