2011 Best-Performing Cities | large-cities
Best-Performing Cities
CONNECT WITH US:
SHARE THIS:
Large Cities 2011

Philadelphia, PA MD

Overall Rank: 107      Population: 2,146,000

The 2011 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 2013 2014 2015 2016 2017 2018 Score/
Value
5-yr Job Growth1 77  104  132  157  93  128  97.67 
1-yr Job Growth2 159  154  121  137  141  87  100.01 
5-yr Wages & Salaries Growth3 76  73  46  97  106  124  96.73 
1-yr Wages & Salaries Growth4 128  87  121  136  114  138  99.19 
Short-Term Job Growth5 133  159  175  84  86  107  9982.54% 
5-yr Relative HT GDP Growth6 126  135  114  135  49  47  108.36 
1-yr Relative HT GDP Growth7 145  149  86  109  32  45  101.50 
High-Tech GDP LQ8 42  37  94  97  67  58  1.02 
# of HT GDP LQs Over 19 50  33  144  177  144  136  2.0 

2010-2011 Growth Comparison (by score)

2011  
2010  
FusionCharts.