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Panama City, FL MSA

Overall Rank: 71      Population: 202,000

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 116  104  75  57  65  43  100.47 
1-yr Job Growth2 141  120  32  35  45  84  99.46 
5-yr Wages & Salaries Growth3 151  156  164  127  45  71  98.40 
1-yr Wages & Salaries Growth4 164  172  99  18  116  58  100.97 
Short-Term Job Growth5 159  89  119  163  112  46  10070.76% 
5-yr Relative HT GDP Growth6 155  175  186  163  130  183  73.15 
1-yr Relative HT GDP Growth7 167  177  84  191  181  176  94.38 
High-Tech GDP LQ8 54  77  98  77  72  80  0.52 
# of HT GDP LQs Over 19 57  94  48  47  88  126  1.0 

2012-2013 Growth Comparison (by score)      
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