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Large Cities 2008

Savannah, GA MSA

Overall Rank: 48      Population: 384,024

The 2008 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 2012 2013 2014 2015 2016 2017 Score/
Value
5-yr Job Growth1 100  106  68  40  34  87  100.56 
1-yr Job Growth2 154  40  42  27  15  35  105.35 
5-yr Wages & Salaries Growth3 49  84  107  99  90  31  101.74 
1-yr Wages & Salaries Growth4 149  125  106  84  56  63  100.94 
Short-Term Job Growth5 190  172  46  58  20  10153.41% 
5-yr Relative HT GDP Growth6 161  86  32  153  97.56 
1-yr Relative HT GDP Growth7 17  10  87  51  50  110.07 
High-Tech GDP LQ8 99  80  65  43  48  60  1.03 
# of HT GDP LQs Over 19 160  186  187  144  143  178  1.0