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Small Cities 2014

Sherman-Denison, TX Metropolitan Statistical Area

Overall Rank: 95      Population: 125,470

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 2011 2012 2013 2014 2015 2016 Score/
Value
5-yr Job Growth1 106  85  79  51  71  65  99.01 
1-yr Job Growth2 69  37  118  39  96  65  99.69 
5-yr Wages & Salaries Growth3 114  103  87  79  42  84  99.01 
1-yr Wages & Salaries Growth4 81  81  34  128  21  183  95.97 
Short-Term Job Growth5 79  80  48  101  137  80  10001.00% 
5-yr Relative HT GDP Growth6 176  171  142  97  102  80  87.72 
1-yr Relative HT GDP Growth7 172  71  125  122  76  63  100.36 
High-Tech GDP LQ8 48  23  37  42  58  56  0.66 
# of HT GDP LQs Over 19 42  37  134  129  125  129  1.0 

2013-2014 Growth Comparison (by score)      
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