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Jacksonville, FL MSA

Overall Rank: 26      Population: 1,505,000

The 2015 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 2013 2014 2015 2016 2017 2018 Score/
Value
5-yr Job Growth1 148  113  73  50  35  31  106.22 
1-yr Job Growth2 98  61  59  18  47  14  101.57 
5-yr Wages & Salaries Growth3 167  161  126  78  96  68  101.78 
1-yr Wages & Salaries Growth4 158  73  104  55  90  50  101.71 
Short-Term Job Growth5 25  17  49  13  55  21  10148.77% 
5-yr Relative HT GDP Growth6 150  101  120  110  35  65  104.53 
1-yr Relative HT GDP Growth7 88  52  98  102  69  50  101.42 
High-Tech GDP LQ8 117  104  108  108  104  106  0.70 
# of HT GDP LQs Over 19 91  67  114  84  97  112  3.0 

2014-2015 Growth Comparison (by score)