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Small Cities 2014

Anniston-Oxford-Jacksonville, AL Metropolitan Statistical Area

Overall Rank: 200      Population: 115,620

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 125  152  167  177  199  198  87.18 
1-yr Job Growth2 150  166  175  177  182  171  97.75 
5-yr Wages & Salaries Growth3 65  95  111  170  201  201  87.18 
1-yr Wages & Salaries Growth4 116  155  172  179  201  179  96.24 
Short-Term Job Growth5 81  157  161  174  110  149  9852.00% 
5-yr Relative HT GDP Growth6 38  135  167  177  199  149  54.25 
1-yr Relative HT GDP Growth7 74  168  176  162  195  188  89.56 
High-Tech GDP LQ8 38  67  101  122  153  160  0.33 
# of HT GDP LQs Over 19 73  109  93  163  125  175  0.0 

2013-2014 Growth Comparison (by score)      
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