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Large Cities 2013

Fort Lauderdale-Pompano Beach-Deerfield Beach, FL Metropolitan Division

Overall Rank: 28      Population: 1,896,430

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 2011 2012 2013 2014 2015 2016 Score/
Value
5-yr Job Growth1 171  175  171  125  46  39  104.08 
1-yr Job Growth2 150  95  42  58  26  52  100.93 
5-yr Wages & Salaries Growth3 129  180  183  176  141  58  99.95 
1-yr Wages & Salaries Growth4 160  140  124  81  60  33  101.10 
Short-Term Job Growth5 126  178  59  69  19  10267.00% 
5-yr Relative HT GDP Growth6 152  148  163  130  85  55  104.21 
1-yr Relative HT GDP Growth7 143  154  187  107  91  58  100.45 
High-Tech GDP LQ8 78  91  87  92  90  93  0.79 
# of HT GDP LQs Over 19 42  47  36  49  56  84  4.0 

2012-2013 Growth Comparison (by score)

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