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Small Cities 2011

Ithaca, NY MSA

Overall Rank: 77      Population: 105,000

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 12  26  56  116  91  96.88 
1-yr Job Growth2 75  33  142  93  77  144  98.51 
5-yr Wages & Salaries Growth3 56  51  108  159  36  122  94.53 
1-yr Wages & Salaries Growth4 118  92  137  159  118  117  99.20 
Short-Term Job Growth5 38  141  186  147  74  10347.05% 
5-yr Relative HT GDP Growth6 85  83  81  147  38  107  91.46 
1-yr Relative HT GDP Growth7 159  109  131  148  121  121  98.20 
High-Tech GDP LQ8 15  18  17  24  15  15  1.00 
# of HT GDP LQs Over 19 23  47  15  12  5.0 

2010-2011 Growth Comparison (by score)      
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