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Large Cities 2014

Oklahoma City, OK MSA

Overall Rank: 131      Population: 1,373,211

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 2012 2013 2014 2015 2016 2017 Score/
Value
5-yr Job Growth1 24  18  21  48  57  183  98.15 
1-yr Job Growth2 30  46  68  111  125  107  99.12 
5-yr Wages & Salaries Growth3 19  16  11  18  181  97.66 
1-yr Wages & Salaries Growth4 45  11  21  50  99  39  102.85 
Short-Term Job Growth5 30  33  20  112  176  105  10015.64% 
5-yr Relative HT GDP Growth6 125  129  181  172  125  55  102.68 
1-yr Relative HT GDP Growth7 145  134  162  37  49  68  104.36 
High-Tech GDP LQ8 156  165  163  178  169  174  0.43 
# of HT GDP LQs Over 19 131  161  187  175  177  144  2.0 

2013-2014 Growth Comparison (by score)