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Small Cities 2014

Corvallis, OR MSA

Overall Rank: 60      Population: 91,000

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 42  64  67  44  62  39  100.70 
1-yr Job Growth2 88  144  111  18  57  21  101.03 
5-yr Wages & Salaries Growth3 110  137  155  158  74  100  96.28 
1-yr Wages & Salaries Growth4 105  120  132  107  121  45  101.34 
Short-Term Job Growth5 52  95  43  114  130  165  9838.18% 
5-yr Relative HT GDP Growth6 22  44  153  114  170  199  56.16 
1-yr Relative HT GDP Growth7 61  167  99  39  200  135  97.72 
High-Tech GDP LQ8 2.76 
# of HT GDP LQs Over 19 8.0 

2013-2014 Growth Comparison (by score)      
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