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Small Cities 2015

Sumter, SC MSA

Overall Rank: 109      Population: 107,000

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 117  58  62  77  108  96  96.46 
1-yr Job Growth2 92  68  70  106  95  122  98.85 
5-yr Wages & Salaries Growth3 124  36  23  22  168  99  96.31 
1-yr Wages & Salaries Growth4 20  144  148  55  156  98.17 
Short-Term Job Growth5 68  57  105  47  139  119  9912.90% 
5-yr Relative HT GDP Growth6 137  81  110  47  173  80  98.09 
1-yr Relative HT GDP Growth7 112  65  27  164  76  56  100.80 
High-Tech GDP LQ8 95  91  88  94  87  82  0.51 
# of HT GDP LQs Over 19 93  94  80  82  48  44  3.0 

2014-2015 Growth Comparison (by score)