Best-Performing Cities
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Large Cities 2010

Pittsburgh, PA Metropolitan Statistical Area

Overall Rank: 150      Population: 2,353,050

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 2012 2013 2014 2015 2016 Score/
Value
5-yr Job Growth1 60  33  33  64  138  178  94.89 
1-yr Job Growth2 30  32  121  184  189  184  98.15 
5-yr Wages & Salaries Growth3 89  50  33  24  29  54  100.15 
1-yr Wages & Salaries Growth4 51  32  26  55  129  164  98.12 
Short-Term Job Growth5 50  93  109  145  92  196  9761.00% 
5-yr Relative HT GDP Growth6 115  62  29  61  88  85  99.32 
1-yr Relative HT GDP Growth7 159  153  109  156  154  57  100.47 
High-Tech GDP LQ8 72  77  70  62  67  69  0.94 
# of HT GDP LQs Over 19 55  84  50  67  37  63  5.0 

2009-2010 Growth Comparison (by score)

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