Best-Performing Cities
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Small Cities 2012

Danville, VA MSA

Overall Rank: 169      Population: 105,333

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 2010 2011 2012 2013 2014 Score/
Value
5-yr Job Growth1   170  167  104  80  110  97.32 
1-yr Job Growth2   85  154  17  100  147  99.79 
5-yr Wages & Salaries Growth3   172  163  163  129  138  103.17 
1-yr Wages & Salaries Growth4   147  52  110  104  133  102.07 
Short-Term Job Growth5   147  17  46  77  179  95.19% 
5-yr Relative HT GDP Growth6   149  149  54  35  47  102.12 
1-yr Relative HT GDP Growth7   88  92  55  26  138  96.19 
High-Tech GDP LQ8   51  68  48  101  106  0.42 
# of HT GDP LQs Over 19   14  17  57  129  1.0 

2011-2012 Growth Comparison (by score)      
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