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Small Cities 2013

Macon, GA MSA

Overall Rank: 133      Population: 229,000

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 90  117  84  83  83  102  96.21 
1-yr Job Growth2 61  105  40  94  102  127  98.82 
5-yr Wages & Salaries Growth3 146  109  124  106  77  110  95.32 
1-yr Wages & Salaries Growth4 111  125  46  77  93  162  97.79 
Short-Term Job Growth5 55  128  138  74  144  133  9885.85% 
5-yr Relative HT GDP Growth6 163  147  52  74  11  89  96.41 
1-yr Relative HT GDP Growth7 134  129  168  116  196  88.63 
High-Tech GDP LQ8 68  84  70  83  54  48  0.64 
# of HT GDP LQs Over 19 57  94  48  47  48  44  3.0 

2012-2013 Growth Comparison (by score)      
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