Best-Performing Cities
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Small Cities 2011

Williamsport, PA MSA

Overall Rank: 157      Population: 115,248

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 2012 2013 2014 2015 2016 2017 Score/
Value
5-yr Job Growth1 30  26  36  99  195  94.38 
1-yr Job Growth2 24  168  119  190  191  88.61 
5-yr Wages & Salaries Growth3 81  10  10  171  96.38 
1-yr Wages & Salaries Growth4 12  27  170  51  30  101.85 
Short-Term Job Growth5 88  78  34  166  195  189  9745.70% 
5-yr Relative HT GDP Growth6 47  56  128  107  195  83  101.02 
1-yr Relative HT GDP Growth7 124  143  142  98  41  114  90.50 
High-Tech GDP LQ8 56  67  63  80  74  48  0.69 
# of HT GDP LQs Over 19 27  25  23  26  20  28  4.0 

2010-2011 Growth Comparison (by score)      
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