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Small Cities 2013

Jackson, TN MSA

Overall Rank: 90      Population: 129,526

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 118  69  72  50  54  31  100.94 
1-yr Job Growth2 61  40  128  113  82  56  99.15 
5-yr Wages & Salaries Growth3 139  134  110  120  93  110  98.77 
1-yr Wages & Salaries Growth4 60  65  50  133  138  101  95.54 
Short-Term Job Growth5 91  110  64  44  110  117  9957.81% 
5-yr Relative HT GDP Growth6 131  150  122  167  110  49  102.91 
1-yr Relative HT GDP Growth7 109  144  31  36  128  111  91.33 
High-Tech GDP LQ8 136  174  174  191  190  196  0.20 
# of HT GDP LQs Over 19 71  168  163  177  175  174  0.0 

2012-2013 Growth Comparison (by score)      
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