Best-Performing Cities
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Large Cities 2009

San Antonio-New Braunfels, TX Metropolitan Statistical Area

Overall Rank: 24      Population: 2,381,830

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 2011 2012 2013 2014 2015 2016 Score/
Value
5-yr Job Growth1 11  15  24  105.85 
1-yr Job Growth2 23  83  49  37  30  33  101.22 
5-yr Wages & Salaries Growth3 17  11  13  10  21  105.78 
1-yr Wages & Salaries Growth4 22  18  31  56  51  31  101.30 
Short-Term Job Growth5 33  96  111  38  32  104  10004.00% 
5-yr Relative HT GDP Growth6 46  99  60  38  41  33  108.79 
1-yr Relative HT GDP Growth7 46  95  28  28  87  83  99.26 
High-Tech GDP LQ8 68  69  75  74  82  79  0.88 
# of HT GDP LQs Over 19 24  23  36  33  37  21  8.0 

2008-2009 Growth Comparison (by score)

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