Best-Performing Cities
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Small Cities 2015

Yuba City, CA Metropolitan Statistical Area

Overall Rank: 45      Population: 170,960

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 2011 2012 2013 2014 2015 2016 Score/
Value
5-yr Job Growth1 151  167  172  148  127  60  99.20 
1-yr Job Growth2 177  103  86  54  34  39  100.42 
5-yr Wages & Salaries Growth3 89  89  108  114  72  91  99.20 
1-yr Wages & Salaries Growth4 86  148  124  64  33  79  99.47 
Short-Term Job Growth5 133  82  25  66  47  83  9996.00% 
5-yr Relative HT GDP Growth6 78  70  76  65  30  83  115.45 
1-yr Relative HT GDP Growth7 31  34  31  40  46  173  93.15 
High-Tech GDP LQ8 94  75  68  81  85  84  0.52 
# of HT GDP LQs Over 19 42  37  57  11  26  20  4.0 

2014-2015 Growth Comparison (by score)