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Jefferson City, MO MSA

Overall Rank: 121      Population: 148,000

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 120  133  185  183  77  148  93.08 
1-yr Job Growth2 164  124  177  167  159  140  98.57 
5-yr Wages & Salaries Growth3 85  96  132  171  143  132  93.07 
1-yr Wages & Salaries Growth4 165  151  82  161  173  52  101.18 
Short-Term Job Growth5 108  112  156  108  167  130  9889.29% 
5-yr Relative HT GDP Growth6 25  43  53  108  43  87  96.63 
1-yr Relative HT GDP Growth7 38  123  41  30  14  69  100.41 
High-Tech GDP LQ8 62  70  77  66  68  74  0.54 
# of HT GDP LQs Over 19 42  40  48  47  88  126  1.0 

2012-2013 Growth Comparison (by score)      
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