Best-Performing Cities
CONNECT WITH US:
SHARE THIS:
Small Cities 2014

Farmington, NM MSA

Overall Rank: 192      Population: 115,079

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 2012 2013 2014 2015 2016 2017 Score/
Value
5-yr Job Growth1 103  122  151  121  90  196  93.86 
1-yr Job Growth2 51  128  139  51  150  178  90.32 
5-yr Wages & Salaries Growth3 32  44  70  170  105  187  95.03 
1-yr Wages & Salaries Growth4 163  19  86  147  89  127  93.39 
Short-Term Job Growth5 126  142  177  108  182  181  9775.79% 
5-yr Relative HT GDP Growth6 86  96  54  119  182  55  102.51 
1-yr Relative HT GDP Growth7 78  139  144  171  83  152  83.39 
High-Tech GDP LQ8 178  179  179  201  200  199  0.18 
# of HT GDP LQs Over 19 174  168  163  177  129  135  1.0 

2013-2014 Growth Comparison (by score)      
2014  
2013  

FusionCharts.