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Small Cities 2014

Madera, CA MSA

Overall Rank: 66      Population: 154,697

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 151  136  86  49  96  103.62 
1-yr Job Growth2 167  42  25  16  187  46  100.14 
5-yr Wages & Salaries Growth3 44  94  99  55  73  144  97.89 
1-yr Wages & Salaries Growth4 162  114  63  96  71  97.76 
Short-Term Job Growth5 160  14  130  178  10283.34% 
5-yr Relative HT GDP Growth6 132  87  99  65  198  88.15 
1-yr Relative HT GDP Growth7 83  35  52  38  23  146  84.35 
High-Tech GDP LQ8 96  72  95  110  105  150  0.35 
# of HT GDP LQs Over 19 109  57  40  80  82  88  2.0 

2013-2014 Growth Comparison (by score)      
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