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Small Cities 2012

Elmira, NY MSA

Overall Rank: 185      Population: 86,000

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 2013 2014 2015 2016 2017 2018 Score/
Value
5-yr Job Growth1 93  141  171  192  189  193  86.22 
1-yr Job Growth2 174  173  163  174  197  173  97.83 
5-yr Wages & Salaries Growth3 28  41  88  81  185  187  84.46 
1-yr Wages & Salaries Growth4 46  161  169  131  167  190  94.90 
Short-Term Job Growth5 167  161  135  191  151  200  9653.06% 
5-yr Relative HT GDP Growth6 69  51  80  191  186  137  86.56 
1-yr Relative HT GDP Growth7 156  43  184  132  183  88  99.66 
High-Tech GDP LQ8 48  40  57  63  76  57  0.61 
# of HT GDP LQs Over 19 25  11  48  47  48  44  3.0 

2011-2012 Growth Comparison (by score)      
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