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Small Cities 2013

Longview, WA MSA

Overall Rank: 41      Population: 107,000

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 141  123  64  66  108  52  99.55 
1-yr Job Growth2 69  149  44  65  45  100.23 
5-yr Wages & Salaries Growth3 116  120  74  33  149  37  102.38 
1-yr Wages & Salaries Growth4 153  29  32  25  50  121  99.10 
Short-Term Job Growth5 171  13  143  118  27  10134.81% 
5-yr Relative HT GDP Growth6 32  74  134  96  71  99.00 
1-yr Relative HT GDP Growth7 22  147  64  198  147  43  101.79 
High-Tech GDP LQ8 126  133  142  165  123  107  0.44 
# of HT GDP LQs Over 19 93  129  125  129  88  82  2.0 

2012-2013 Growth Comparison (by score)      
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