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Small Cities 2011

Cumberland, MD-WV MSA

Overall Rank: 141      Population: 99,000

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 52  84  157  188  110  171  91.16 
1-yr Job Growth2 146  153  148  191  175  166  97.95 
5-yr Wages & Salaries Growth3 47  49  60  164  112  163  89.04 
1-yr Wages & Salaries Growth4 109  154  105  177  176  127  99.02 
Short-Term Job Growth5 100  33  116  126  175  165  9838.18% 
5-yr Relative HT GDP Growth6 28  75  126  39  29  110.69 
1-yr Relative HT GDP Growth7 116  45  95  99  63  34  102.34 
High-Tech GDP LQ8 50  37  42  21  26  19  0.92 
# of HT GDP LQs Over 19 13  11  12  5.0 

2010-2011 Growth Comparison (by score)      
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