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Small Cities 2013

Medford, OR MSA

Overall Rank: 7      Population: 217,000

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 166  140  85  48  13  15  104.56 
1-yr Job Growth2 81  34  53  28  19  30  100.73 
5-yr Wages & Salaries Growth3 160  163  134  80  18  13  106.66 
1-yr Wages & Salaries Growth4 133  71  24  38  39  16  102.85 
Short-Term Job Growth5 121  147  13  43  106  26  10143.86% 
5-yr Relative HT GDP Growth6 12  15  66  43  117  174  76.99 
1-yr Relative HT GDP Growth7 45  72  151  89  180  60  100.65 
High-Tech GDP LQ8 11  17  23  26  36  42  0.67 
# of HT GDP LQs Over 19 11  10  12  5.0 

2012-2013 Growth Comparison (by score)      
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