Best-Performing Cities
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Small Cities 2013

Victoria, TX Metropolitan Statistical Area

Overall Rank: 31      Population: 99,040

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 60  39  32  19  13  16  104.74 
1-yr Job Growth2 74  36  32  33  135  98.62 
5-yr Wages & Salaries Growth3 66  57  45  21  104.74 
1-yr Wages & Salaries Growth4 163  20  19  101.51 
Short-Term Job Growth5 26  132  81  32  34  77  10006.00% 
5-yr Relative HT GDP Growth6 84  136  59  13  58  77  106.24 
1-yr Relative HT GDP Growth7 96  22  68  10  100  108.37 
High-Tech GDP LQ8 38  41  63  48  166  161  0.33 
# of HT GDP LQs Over 19 26  37  93  129  177  175  0.0 

2012-2013 Growth Comparison (by score)      
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