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Small Cities 2012

Glens Falls, NY MSA

Overall Rank: 154      Population: 126,366

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 67  76  115  156  145  161  98.10 
1-yr Job Growth2 53  143  170  127  102  161  92.26 
5-yr Wages & Salaries Growth3 80  62  47  81  112  130  98.31 
1-yr Wages & Salaries Growth4 54  79  103  161  102  128  93.30 
Short-Term Job Growth5 15  11  93  56  169  79  10016.93% 
5-yr Relative HT GDP Growth6 88  131  156  175  169  167  95.72 
1-yr Relative HT GDP Growth7 59  132  176  145  165  182  73.98 
High-Tech GDP LQ8 19  21  34  44  45  0.71 
# of HT GDP LQs Over 19 27  57  61  80  82  88  2.0 

2011-2012 Growth Comparison (by score)      
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