Best-Performing Cities 2021

Last week, the Milken Institute released their and ranked St. George MSA (Washington County) #4! Being ranked in the top 5 is truly noteworthy!

Among the economic indicators evaluated, the St. George Metropolitan Statistical Area ranked #1 in the nation in five-year job and wage growth. Economic growth in the MSA is also consistently head-and-shoulders above other small cities, particularly regarding jobs. Employment grew 3.3 percent (sixth) from 2018-19 and 29.1 percent from 2014-19. St. George was also one of the few cities with positive short-term job growth through 2020 (14th).