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Prescott, AZ MSA

Overall Rank: 12      Population: 228,000

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 176  171  92  30  12  104.88 
1-yr Job Growth2 40  62  14  23  17  26  100.89 
5-yr Wages & Salaries Growth3 172  176  190  116  39  21  104.91 
1-yr Wages & Salaries Growth4 166  57  42  29  54  14  102.97 
Short-Term Job Growth5 151  74  27  68  77  10007.01% 
5-yr Relative HT GDP Growth6 161  146  123  28  63  100.69 
1-yr Relative HT GDP Growth7 150  11  188  154  149  49  101.59 
High-Tech GDP LQ8 114  113  143  152  148  127  0.38 
# of HT GDP LQs Over 19 57  61  26  47  28  20  4.0 

2012-2013 Growth Comparison (by score)      
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