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Tallahassee, FL MSA

Overall Rank: 82      Population: 385,000

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 167  176  187  186  61  109  98.97 
1-yr Job Growth2 199  163  53  170  148  126  99.56 
5-yr Wages & Salaries Growth3 161  178  192  190  154  148  94.39 
1-yr Wages & Salaries Growth4 199  185  162  95  185  59  101.46 
Short-Term Job Growth5 41  102  135  130  19  42  10096.79% 
5-yr Relative HT GDP Growth6 184  180  154  101  122  44  108.88 
1-yr Relative HT GDP Growth7 138  135  123  84  15  104.24 
High-Tech GDP LQ8 119  125  112  111  112  99  0.72 
# of HT GDP LQs Over 19 91  129  114  143  97  88  4.0 

2014-2015 Growth Comparison (by score)