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Small Cities 2015

Yuba City, CA MSA

Overall Rank: 25      Population: 174,000

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 172  148  127  60  10  17  104.29 
1-yr Job Growth2 86  54  34  39  25  12  101.62 
5-yr Wages & Salaries Growth3 108  114  72  91  22  43  101.98 
1-yr Wages & Salaries Growth4 124  64  33  79  57  63  100.76 
Short-Term Job Growth5 25  66  47  83  39  156  9860.64% 
5-yr Relative HT GDP Growth6 76  65  30  83  104  47  104.62 
1-yr Relative HT GDP Growth7 31  40  46  173  25  66  100.49 
High-Tech GDP LQ8 68  81  85  84  82  76  0.54 
# of HT GDP LQs Over 19 57  11  26  20  6.0 

2014-2015 Growth Comparison (by score)