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Small Cities 2011

Greenville, NC MSA

Overall Rank: 64      Population: 179,000

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 46  66  81  92  123  103  96.16 
1-yr Job Growth2 14  96  104  137  83  92  99.38 
5-yr Wages & Salaries Growth3 34  30  32  43  86  61  99.41 
1-yr Wages & Salaries Growth4 87  16  102  111  61  81  100.20 
Short-Term Job Growth5 47  23  122  166  149  89  9973.80% 
5-yr Relative HT GDP Growth6 49  14  64  166  129  58  102.19 
1-yr Relative HT GDP Growth7 20  88  120  102  115  98.44 
High-Tech GDP LQ8 13  1.69 
# of HT GDP LQs Over 19 93  61  80  82  88  82  2.0 

2010-2011 Growth Comparison (by score)      
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