Best-Performing Cities
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Large Cities 2012

Austin-Round Rock, TX MSA

Overall Rank: 9      Population: 2,056,405

The 2012 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 13  102.08 
1-yr Job Growth2 12  112.64 
5-yr Wages & Salaries Growth3 14  11  103.49 
1-yr Wages & Salaries Growth4 12  10  25  114.74 
Short-Term Job Growth5 22  18  27  26  87  10031.77% 
5-yr Relative HT GDP Growth6 129  39  21  10  12  99  100.59 
1-yr Relative HT GDP Growth7 14  18  17  19  14  48  110.61 
High-Tech GDP LQ8 11  13  10  11  1.84 
# of HT GDP LQs Over 19 11  12  15  12  11  32  8.0 

2011-2012 Growth Comparison (by score)

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