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Small Cities 2014

College Station-Bryan, TX MSA

Overall Rank: 22      Population: 259,000

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 30  27  60  13  104.65 
1-yr Job Growth2 147  37  26  25  100.97 
5-yr Wages & Salaries Growth3 13  12  12  20  66  31  103.11 
1-yr Wages & Salaries Growth4 90  33  31  11  23  114  99.31 
Short-Term Job Growth5 42  91  165  19  44  10075.45% 
5-yr Relative HT GDP Growth6 72  22  24  61  61  101.79 
1-yr Relative HT GDP Growth7 49  71  29  40  51  42  101.83 
High-Tech GDP LQ8 44  57  60  60  65  62  0.58 
# of HT GDP LQs Over 19 134  94  125  47  88  126  1.0 

2013-2014 Growth Comparison (by score)      
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