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Small Cities 2011

Johnstown, PA Metropolitan Statistical Area

Overall Rank: 189      Population: 136,410

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 73  80  96  152  191  197  87.29 
1-yr Job Growth2 72  85  161  171  189  188  96.77 
5-yr Wages & Salaries Growth3 79  79  70  98  171  191  87.29 
1-yr Wages & Salaries Growth4 42  80  116  171  190  180  96.24 
Short-Term Job Growth5 50  164  105  102  143  187  9692.00% 
5-yr Relative HT GDP Growth6 90  60  45  71  100  187  85.47 
1-yr Relative HT GDP Growth7 59  112  129  143  157  91  98.74 
High-Tech GDP LQ8 15  17  16  12  13  15  1.00 
# of HT GDP LQs Over 19 26  27  25  40  10  5.0 

2010-2011 Growth Comparison (by score)      
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