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Small Cities 2014

Yuma, AZ MSA

Overall Rank: 120      Population: 205,631

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 136  114  128  128  80  49  100.13 
1-yr Job Growth2 161  22  131  151  59  69  98.55 
5-yr Wages & Salaries Growth3 51  78  102  121  143  124  98.49 
1-yr Wages & Salaries Growth4 136  92  113  115  134  133  92.93 
Short-Term Job Growth5 139  178  178  169  156  109  9965.80% 
5-yr Relative HT GDP Growth6 82  79  156  163  96.06 
1-yr Relative HT GDP Growth7 35  121  171  172  171  190  71.43 
High-Tech GDP LQ8 145  68  80  92  109  103  0.47 
# of HT GDP LQs Over 19 148  93  94  125  129  135  1.0 

2013-2014 Growth Comparison (by score)      
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