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Large Cities 2013

Cambridge-Newton-Framingham, MA MD

Overall Rank: 71      Population: 2,368,792

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 2012 2013 2014 2015 2016 2017 Score/
Value
5-yr Job Growth1 37  38  47  67  85  129  99.67 
1-yr Job Growth2 118  112  95  113  109  96  99.75 
5-yr Wages & Salaries Growth3 29  17  31  27  33  46  101.37 
1-yr Wages & Salaries Growth4 29  104  102  75  54  101.79 
Short-Term Job Growth5 69  117  82  60  95  118  9996.15% 
5-yr Relative HT GDP Growth6 25  31  62  44  86  85  101.03 
1-yr Relative HT GDP Growth7 12  70  118  62  63  112  96.88 
High-Tech GDP LQ8 2.72 
# of HT GDP LQs Over 19 15.0 

2012-2013 Growth Comparison (by score)

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