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Small Cities 2014

Brunswick, GA Metropolitan Statistical Area

Overall Rank: 128      Population: 117,770

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 155  168  170  174  187  125  95.31 
1-yr Job Growth2 179  175  71  101  131  20  100.84 
5-yr Wages & Salaries Growth3 108  143  166  162  193  188  95.31 
1-yr Wages & Salaries Growth4 139  174  147  79  140  181  96.20 
Short-Term Job Growth5 46  92  101  171  160  41  10110.00% 
5-yr Relative HT GDP Growth6 105  100  114  109  114  41  88.95 
1-yr Relative HT GDP Growth7 133  43  126  32  142  76  99.40 
High-Tech GDP LQ8 136  119  120  125  141  144  0.35 
# of HT GDP LQs Over 19 73  37  57  61  80  82  2.0 

2013-2014 Growth Comparison (by score)      
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