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Small Cities 2015

Homosassa Springs, FL MSA

Overall Rank: 176      Population: 146,000

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 2015 2016 2017 2018 Score/
Value
5-yr Job Growth1     186  189  97  168  91.46 
1-yr Job Growth2     175  77  164  155  98.20 
5-yr Wages & Salaries Growth3     139  190  129  176  86.69 
1-yr Wages & Salaries Growth4     185  193  190  140  98.63 
Short-Term Job Growth5     132  117  178  149  9867.55% 
5-yr Relative HT GDP Growth6     73  117  88  138  86.34 
1-yr Relative HT GDP Growth7     164  78  86  104  99.01 
High-Tech GDP LQ8     152  143  136  132  0.37 
# of HT GDP LQs Over 19     125  129  88  126  1.0 

2014-2015 Growth Comparison (by score)