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Small Cities 2013

Redding, CA Metropolitan Statistical Area

Overall Rank: 67      Population: 179,530

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 163  169  174  137  83  74  98.43 
1-yr Job Growth2 148  147  154  15  30  58  99.85 
5-yr Wages & Salaries Growth3 144  162  165  173  187  157  98.43 
1-yr Wages & Salaries Growth4 147  167  119  152  122  35  100.56 
Short-Term Job Growth5 118  57  136  37  141  9877.00% 
5-yr Relative HT GDP Growth6 123  148  147  145  99  141  97.56 
1-yr Relative HT GDP Growth7 25  136  79  131  18  43  102.29 
High-Tech GDP LQ8 83  82  85  96  96  92  0.51 
# of HT GDP LQs Over 19 26  27  13  23  48  47  3.0 

2012-2013 Growth Comparison (by score)      
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