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Small Cities 2015

Sherman-Denison, TX MSA

Overall Rank: 47      Population: 131,000

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 79  51  71  65  104  55  99.43 
1-yr Job Growth2 118  39  96  65  71  53  100.03 
5-yr Wages & Salaries Growth3 87  79  42  84  138  115  94.95 
1-yr Wages & Salaries Growth4 34  128  21  183  87  94  99.83 
Short-Term Job Growth5 48  101  137  80  31  40  10088.84% 
5-yr Relative HT GDP Growth6 142  97  102  80  75  42  107.01 
1-yr Relative HT GDP Growth7 125  122  76  63  106  71  100.35 
High-Tech GDP LQ8 37  42  58  56  41  30  0.76 
# of HT GDP LQs Over 19 134  129  125  129  88  126  1.0 

2014-2015 Growth Comparison (by score)