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Small Cities 2013

Prescott, AZ MSA

Overall Rank: 26      Population: 225,562

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 2012 2013 2014 2015 2016 2017 Score/
Value
5-yr Job Growth1 177  176  171  92  30  102.21 
1-yr Job Growth2 157  40  62  14  23  17  104.33 
5-yr Wages & Salaries Growth3 147  172  176  190  116  39  100.42 
1-yr Wages & Salaries Growth4 175  166  57  42  29  54  99.73 
Short-Term Job Growth5 98  151  74  27  68  10031.41% 
5-yr Relative HT GDP Growth6 101  161  146  123  28  105.13 
1-yr Relative HT GDP Growth7 16  150  11  188  154  149  83.74 
High-Tech GDP LQ8 108  114  113  143  152  148  0.36 
# of HT GDP LQs Over 19 37  57  61  26  47  28  4.0 

2012-2013 Growth Comparison (by score)      
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