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Small Cities 2014

Jackson, TN MSA

Overall Rank: 85      Population: 129,000

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 69  72  50  54  31  78  97.79 
1-yr Job Growth2 40  128  113  82  56  139  98.57 
5-yr Wages & Salaries Growth3 134  110  120  93  110  77  97.81 
1-yr Wages & Salaries Growth4 65  50  133  138  101  32  101.86 
Short-Term Job Growth5 110  64  44  110  117  47  10067.98% 
5-yr Relative HT GDP Growth6 150  122  167  110  49  76  98.41 
1-yr Relative HT GDP Growth7 144  31  36  128  111  70  100.40 
High-Tech GDP LQ8 174  174  191  190  196  196  0.19 
# of HT GDP LQs Over 19 168  163  177  175  174  173  0.0 

2013-2014 Growth Comparison (by score)      
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