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Small Cities 2014

Flagstaff, AZ MSA

Overall Rank: 84      Population: 141,000

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 117  118  112  72  96  62  98.84 
1-yr Job Growth2 51  57  107  73  73  54  100.02 
5-yr Wages & Salaries Growth3 84  116  78  77  59  62  99.04 
1-yr Wages & Salaries Growth4 109  110  30  84  59  138  98.68 
Short-Term Job Growth5 31  127  54  154  103  84  9984.15% 
5-yr Relative HT GDP Growth6 154  101  154  82.98 
1-yr Relative HT GDP Growth7 32  38  58  123  118  114  98.52 
High-Tech GDP LQ8 41  41  43  51  60  66  0.57 
# of HT GDP LQs Over 19 134  129  125  129  135  126  1.0 

2013-2014 Growth Comparison (by score)      
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