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Small Cities 2015

Victoria, TX MSA

Overall Rank: 196      Population: 100,000

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 32  19  13  16  197  185  88.89 
1-yr Job Growth2 36  32  33  135  111  195  96.87 
5-yr Wages & Salaries Growth3 45  21  193  133  93.06 
1-yr Wages & Salaries Growth4 19  11  197  89.71 
Short-Term Job Growth5 81  32  34  77  141  196  9692.79% 
5-yr Relative HT GDP Growth6 59  13  58  77  188  118  88.83 
1-yr Relative HT GDP Growth7 68  10  100  104  163  95.51 
High-Tech GDP LQ8 63  48  166  161  156  162  0.31 
# of HT GDP LQs Over 19 93  129  177  175  135  173  0.0 

2014-2015 Growth Comparison (by score)