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Small Cities 2013

Anniston-Oxford-Jacksonville, AL MSA

Overall Rank: 181      Population: 114,611

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 2012 2013 2014 2015 2016 2017 Score/
Value
5-yr Job Growth1 152  167  177  199  198  152  98.27 
1-yr Job Growth2 166  175  177  182  171  194  87.45 
5-yr Wages & Salaries Growth3 95  111  170  201  201  190  94.53 
1-yr Wages & Salaries Growth4 155  172  179  201  179  200  75.59 
Short-Term Job Growth5 157  161  174  110  149  143  9899.76% 
5-yr Relative HT GDP Growth6 135  167  177  199  149  15  109.21 
1-yr Relative HT GDP Growth7 168  176  162  195  188  174  77.41 
High-Tech GDP LQ8 67  101  122  153  160  121  0.42 
# of HT GDP LQs Over 19 109  93  163  125  175  48  3.0 

2012-2013 Growth Comparison (by score)      
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