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Small Cities 2009

Glens Falls, NY Metropolitan Statistical Area

Overall Rank: 151      Population: 126,920

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 85  67  76  115  156  145  93.93 
1-yr Job Growth2 108  53  143  170  127  102  99.03 
5-yr Wages & Salaries Growth3 107  80  62  47  81  112  93.93 
1-yr Wages & Salaries Growth4 55  54  79  103  161  102  99.08 
Short-Term Job Growth5 134  15  11  93  56  169  9778.00% 
5-yr Relative HT GDP Growth6 86  88  131  156  175  169  69.82 
1-yr Relative HT GDP Growth7 164  59  132  176  145  165  93.74 
High-Tech GDP LQ8 19  21  34  44  0.71 
# of HT GDP LQs Over 19 26  27  57  61  80  82  2.0 

2008-2009 Growth Comparison (by score)      
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