Best-Performing Cities
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Small Cities 2009

Ithaca, NY Metropolitan Statistical Area

Overall Rank: 130      Population: 104,930

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 25  26  12  26  56  99.52 
1-yr Job Growth2 25  160  75  33  142  93  99.22 
5-yr Wages & Salaries Growth3 73  59  56  51  108  159  99.52 
1-yr Wages & Salaries Growth4 37  134  118  92  137  159  97.15 
Short-Term Job Growth5 44  178  38  141  186  147  9858.00% 
5-yr Relative HT GDP Growth6 82  56  85  83  81  147  93.00 
1-yr Relative HT GDP Growth7 36  63  159  109  131  148  95.82 
High-Tech GDP LQ8 10  15  18  17  24  0.87 
# of HT GDP LQs Over 19 18  23  47  3.0 

2008-2009 Growth Comparison (by score)      
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