Best-Performing Cities
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Large Cities 2009

Albuquerque, NM MSA

Overall Rank: 160      Population: 909,906

The 2009 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 137  170  189  192  188  113  99.97 
1-yr Job Growth2 171  197  161  165  158  165  95.34 
5-yr Wages & Salaries Growth3 88  130  149  186  191  164  98.27 
1-yr Wages & Salaries Growth4 184  181  177  181  163  186  89.55 
Short-Term Job Growth5 174  97  187  137  144  129  9963.35% 
5-yr Relative HT GDP Growth6 145  43  50  148  164  137  98.47 
1-yr Relative HT GDP Growth7 26  137  179  178  142  186  77.43 
High-Tech GDP LQ8 10  12  30  26  24  34  1.29 
# of HT GDP LQs Over 19 36  24  33  37  21  54  6.0 

2008-2009 Growth Comparison (by score)

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