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Small Cities 2014

Johnson City, TN MSA

Overall Rank: 132      Population: 203,000

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 85  132  138  128  101  127  94.40 
1-yr Job Growth2 98  172  138  92  141  109  99.07 
5-yr Wages & Salaries Growth3 80  82  131  152  50  140  92.20 
1-yr Wages & Salaries Growth4 48  101  181  162  134  110  99.38 
Short-Term Job Growth5 162  155  69  85  136  179  9801.24% 
5-yr Relative HT GDP Growth6 103  170  194  85  156  128  87.25 
1-yr Relative HT GDP Growth7 23  148  69  104  176  120  98.27 
High-Tech GDP LQ8 29  39  36  36  52  46  0.65 
# of HT GDP LQs Over 19 13  11  10  28  20  4.0 

2013-2014 Growth Comparison (by score)      
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