Best-Performing Cities
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Small Cities 2013

Cleveland, TN MSA

Overall Rank: 40      Population: 121,262

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 148  18  47  100.15 
1-yr Job Growth2 139  38  129  103  109.76 
5-yr Wages & Salaries Growth3 153  105  43  27  15  84  99.22 
1-yr Wages & Salaries Growth4 87  14  141  28  14  105.87 
Short-Term Job Growth5 97  83  27  194  37  10122.94% 
5-yr Relative HT GDP Growth6 73  48  31  20  138  98.32 
1-yr Relative HT GDP Growth7 40  66  125  59  103  65  100.71 
High-Tech GDP LQ8 13  120  129  137  142  147  0.36 
# of HT GDP LQs Over 19 27  93  94  125  129  135  1.0 

2012-2013 Growth Comparison (by score)      
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