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Small Cities 2013

Jefferson City, MO Metropolitan Statistical Area

Overall Rank: 152      Population: 151,360

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 2011 2012 2013 2014 2015 2016 Score/
Value
5-yr Job Growth1 79  84  120  133  185  183  90.95 
1-yr Job Growth2 99  130  164  124  177  167  97.83 
5-yr Wages & Salaries Growth3 106  85  85  96  132  171  90.95 
1-yr Wages & Salaries Growth4 39  91  165  151  82  161  97.07 
Short-Term Job Growth5 74  90  108  112  156  108  9934.00% 
5-yr Relative HT GDP Growth6 48  15  25  43  53  108  111.44 
1-yr Relative HT GDP Growth7 88  13  38  123  41  30  104.04 
High-Tech GDP LQ8 73  59  62  70  77  66  0.61 
# of HT GDP LQs Over 19 110  71  42  40  48  47  3.0 

2012-2013 Growth Comparison (by score)      
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