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Small Cities 2014

Redding, CA MSA

Overall Rank: 20      Population: 179,631

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 169  174  137  83  74  34  100.90 
1-yr Job Growth2 147  154  15  30  58  31  102.08 
5-yr Wages & Salaries Growth3 162  165  173  187  157  21  101.13 
1-yr Wages & Salaries Growth4 167  119  152  122  35  98  95.65 
Short-Term Job Growth5 57  136  37  141  10370.32% 
5-yr Relative HT GDP Growth6 148  147  145  99  141  112  99.45 
1-yr Relative HT GDP Growth7 136  79  131  18  43  37  109.79 
High-Tech GDP LQ8 82  85  96  96  92  89  0.50 
# of HT GDP LQs Over 19 27  13  23  48  47  48  3.0 

2013-2014 Growth Comparison (by score)      
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