Best-Performing Cities
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Large Cities 2014

Clarksville, TN-KY Metropolitan Statistical Area

Overall Rank: 143      Population: 279,890

The 2014 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 45  46  22  12  38  66  101.43 
1-yr Job Growth2 109  20  137  88  73  100.46 
5-yr Wages & Salaries Growth3 15  21  95  184  91.46 
1-yr Wages & Salaries Growth4 42  27  190  196  192  96.48 
Short-Term Job Growth5 15  17  140  134  24  73  10053.00% 
5-yr Relative HT GDP Growth6 184  181  28  17  197  182  80.61 
1-yr Relative HT GDP Growth7 126  34  188  112  195  46  101.17 
High-Tech GDP LQ8 182  185  190  188  199  199  0.23 
# of HT GDP LQs Over 19 183  189  186  163  194  194  0.0 

2013-2014 Growth Comparison (by score)