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Los Angeles-Long Beach-Glendale, CA MD

Overall Rank: 81      Population: 10,164,000

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 157  115  68  83  66  86  100.77 
1-yr Job Growth2 82  39  66  93  74  115  99.64 
5-yr Wages & Salaries Growth3 138  131  132  69  73  72  101.67 
1-yr Wages & Salaries Growth4 110  70  122  61  71  72  101.06 
Short-Term Job Growth5 98  76  116  103  144  113  9980.59% 
5-yr Relative HT GDP Growth6 107  27  68  77  44  106  95.35 
1-yr Relative HT GDP Growth7 113  32  139  15  91  154  96.45 
High-Tech GDP LQ8 24  13  13  12  17  20  1.60 
# of HT GDP LQs Over 19 12  15  10  16  12.0 

2012-2013 Growth Comparison (by score)

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