Best-Performing Cities
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Small Cities 2015

Sherman-Denison, TX MSA

Overall Rank: 69      Population: 128,235

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 85  79  51  71  65  104  99.35 
1-yr Job Growth2 37  118  39  96  65  71  98.46 
5-yr Wages & Salaries Growth3 103  87  79  42  84  138  98.00 
1-yr Wages & Salaries Growth4 81  34  128  21  183  87  96.28 
Short-Term Job Growth5 80  48  101  137  80  31  10134.45% 
5-yr Relative HT GDP Growth6 171  142  97  102  80  75  101.60 
1-yr Relative HT GDP Growth7 71  125  122  76  63  106  92.36 
High-Tech GDP LQ8 23  37  42  58  56  41  0.71 
# of HT GDP LQs Over 19 37  134  129  125  129  88  2.0 

2014-2015 Growth Comparison (by score)