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Small Cities 2013

Elizabethtown-Fort Knox, KY MSA

Overall Rank: 124      Population: 150,000

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 40  21  21  36  32  64  98.64 
1-yr Job Growth2 95  65  109  16  41  119  98.89 
5-yr Wages & Salaries Growth3 10  16  107  176  195  80.17 
1-yr Wages & Salaries Growth4 178  171  199  189  149  98.41 
Short-Term Job Growth5 170  104  39  23  83  88  9977.48% 
5-yr Relative HT GDP Growth6 50  80  137  23  46  68  100.14 
1-yr Relative HT GDP Growth7 168  60  154  88  150  38  102.19 
High-Tech GDP LQ8 95  98  114  113  110  108  0.44 
# of HT GDP LQs Over 19 93  61  125  129  88  126  1.0 

2012-2013 Growth Comparison (by score)      
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