Best-Performing Cities
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Large Cities 2010

Lynchburg, VA MSA

Overall Rank: 54      Population: 248,551

The 2010 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 Score/
Value
5-yr Job Growth1           95  100.82 
1-yr Job Growth2           155  99.38 
5-yr Wages & Salaries Growth3           68  102.26 
1-yr Wages & Salaries Growth4           88  100.98 
Short-Term Job Growth5           2.81% 
5-yr Relative HT GDP Growth6           137.00 
1-yr Relative HT GDP Growth7           94  98.35 
High-Tech GDP LQ8           78  0.85 
# of HT GDP LQs Over 19           87  5.0 

2009-2010 Growth Comparison (by score)

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