Best-Performing Cities
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Small Cities 2014

Lawton, OK MSA

Overall Rank: 183      Population: 128,077

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 13  26  50  166  171  175  97.63 
1-yr Job Growth2 176  172  130  164  121  167  91.83 
5-yr Wages & Salaries Growth3 12  34  70  179  140  97.97 
1-yr Wages & Salaries Growth4 154  177  121  188  195  82.33 
Short-Term Job Growth5 170  129  164  200  106  111  9964.46% 
5-yr Relative HT GDP Growth6 40  146  167  178  106  153  97.27 
1-yr Relative HT GDP Growth7 54  97  96  19  39  108.55 
High-Tech GDP LQ8 152  160  152  184  175  183  0.24 
# of HT GDP LQs Over 19 174  168  163  177  175  174  0.0 

2013-2014 Growth Comparison (by score)      
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