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Small Cities 2013

Morristown, TN Metropolitan Statistical Area

Overall Rank: 46      Population: 116,640

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 2011 2012 2013 2014 2015 2016 Score/
Value
5-yr Job Growth1 171  175  168  169  118  84  98.05 
1-yr Job Growth2 88  171  124  84  60  30  100.66 
5-yr Wages & Salaries Growth3 171  161  156  149  162  75  98.05 
1-yr Wages & Salaries Growth4 174  17  123  69  159  74  99.55 
Short-Term Job Growth5 96  172  154  85  32  28  10143.00% 
5-yr Relative HT GDP Growth6 130  142  178  171  185  28  95.64 
1-yr Relative HT GDP Growth7 102  72  45  77  129  25  105.00 
High-Tech GDP LQ8 83  102  165  167  197  191  0.22 
# of HT GDP LQs Over 19 26  37  93  163  125  129  1.0 

2012-2013 Growth Comparison (by score)      
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