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Boston, MA MD

Overall Rank: 48      Population: 2,013,000

The 2013 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 53  57  80  64  95  77  101.60 
1-yr Job Growth2 100  109  103  90  77  80  100.09 
5-yr Wages & Salaries Growth3 72  82  72  34  54  35  105.17 
1-yr Wages & Salaries Growth4 79  57  92  14  32  71  101.07 
Short-Term Job Growth5 118  72  59  116  68  96  10001.52% 
5-yr Relative HT GDP Growth6 34  33  18  21  59  40  109.31 
1-yr Relative HT GDP Growth7 38  40  44  25  40  43  101.69 
High-Tech GDP LQ8 70  76  70  67  75  66  0.98 
# of HT GDP LQs Over 19 50  49  37  63  71  51  6.0 

2012-2013 Growth Comparison (by score)

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