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Small Cities 2013

Longview, TX MSA

Overall Rank: 172      Population: 217,446

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 10  10  36  32  119  193  95.33 
1-yr Job Growth2 52  21  98  80  197  177  90.68 
5-yr Wages & Salaries Growth3 21  12  196  91.31 
1-yr Wages & Salaries Growth4 14  65  59  124  93.67 
Short-Term Job Growth5 47  22  18  82  125  129  9928.59% 
5-yr Relative HT GDP Growth6 71  90  123  113  125  136  98.35 
1-yr Relative HT GDP Growth7 41  154  74  102  98  100  93.80 
High-Tech GDP LQ8 45  81  102  111  107  80  0.54 
# of HT GDP LQs Over 19 27  93  94  125  20  15  5.0 

2012-2013 Growth Comparison (by score)      
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