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Montgomery, AL MSA

Overall Rank: 127      Population: 374,000

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 2013 2014 2015 2016 2017 2018 Score/
Value
5-yr Job Growth1 159  180  190  187  106  154  95.98 
1-yr Job Growth2 133  140  178  172  158  138  99.40 
5-yr Wages & Salaries Growth3 126  157  187  193  169  178  90.67 
1-yr Wages & Salaries Growth4 182  192  169  189  193  79  100.92 
Short-Term Job Growth5 176  150  122  132  138  183  9860.33% 
5-yr Relative HT GDP Growth6 134  178  84  31  18  114.74 
1-yr Relative HT GDP Growth7 99  69  49  52  39  126.12 
High-Tech GDP LQ8 87  111  88  64  72  73  0.91 
# of HT GDP LQs Over 19 109  105  89  84  71  88  4.0 

2013-2014 Growth Comparison (by score)