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Small Cities 2013

Jefferson City, MO MSA

Overall Rank: 140      Population: 151,391

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 84  120  133  185  183  77  99.70 
1-yr Job Growth2 130  164  124  177  167  159  92.51 
5-yr Wages & Salaries Growth3 85  85  96  132  171  143  97.93 
1-yr Wages & Salaries Growth4 91  165  151  82  161  173  88.74 
Short-Term Job Growth5 90  108  112  156  108  167  9831.55% 
5-yr Relative HT GDP Growth6 15  25  43  53  108  43  103.15 
1-yr Relative HT GDP Growth7 13  38  123  41  30  14  124.84 
High-Tech GDP LQ8 59  62  70  77  66  68  0.59 
# of HT GDP LQs Over 19 71  42  40  48  47  88  2.0 

2012-2013 Growth Comparison (by score)      
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