Best-Performing Cities
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Large Cities 2014

Tulsa, OK Metropolitan Statistical Area

Overall Rank: 132      Population: 980,790

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 53  99  98  127  120  101  99.11 
1-yr Job Growth2 178  149  77  98  106  146  99.18 
5-yr Wages & Salaries Growth3 33  46  59  49  56  48  101.05 
1-yr Wages & Salaries Growth4 139  177  13  35  109  111  99.34 
Short-Term Job Growth5 34  23  71  89  177  182  9837.00% 
5-yr Relative HT GDP Growth6 45  88  81  126  152  126  93.27 
1-yr Relative HT GDP Growth7 99  173  65  98  142  134  97.12 
High-Tech GDP LQ8 146  142  131  113  151  139  0.56 
# of HT GDP LQs Over 19 130  131  91  67  114  115  3.0 

2013-2014 Growth Comparison (by score)