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Montgomery, AL MSA

Overall Rank: 137      Population: 373,921

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 2012 2013 2014 2015 2016 2017 Score/
Value
5-yr Job Growth1 147  159  180  190  187  106  100.12 
1-yr Job Growth2 196  133  140  178  172  158  95.91 
5-yr Wages & Salaries Growth3 91  126  157  187  193  169  98.17 
1-yr Wages & Salaries Growth4 172  182  192  169  189  193  87.56 
Short-Term Job Growth5 186  176  150  122  132  138  9947.93% 
5-yr Relative HT GDP Growth6 126  134  178  84  31  127.07 
1-yr Relative HT GDP Growth7 110  99  69  49  52  39  112.03 
High-Tech GDP LQ8 123  87  111  88  64  72  0.96 
# of HT GDP LQs Over 19 106  109  105  89  84  71  5.0 

2014-2015 Growth Comparison (by score)