Best-Performing Cities
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Small Cities 2011

Burlington-South Burlington, VT Metropolitan Statistical Area

Overall Rank: 51      Population: 216,660

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 2011 2012 2013 2014 2015 2016 Score/
Value
5-yr Job Growth1 70  46  34  31  60  61  99.13 
1-yr Job Growth2 32  59  84  138  145  81  99.47 
5-yr Wages & Salaries Growth3 101  76  60  45  34  65  99.13 
1-yr Wages & Salaries Growth4 66  45  66  66  58  133  98.15 
Short-Term Job Growth5 49  53  72  21  48  10078.00% 
5-yr Relative HT GDP Growth6 141  126  16  35  84  48  78.08 
1-yr Relative HT GDP Growth7 93  92  104  145  141  73  99.46 
High-Tech GDP LQ8 1.18 
# of HT GDP LQs Over 19 26  37  25  23  26  20  4.0 

2010-2011 Growth Comparison (by score)      
2011  
2010  

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