Best-Performing Cities
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Large Cities 2013

Los Angeles-Long Beach-Glendale, CA Metropolitan Division

Overall Rank: 48      Population: 10,170,290

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 157  158  157  115  68  83  100.16 
1-yr Job Growth2 157  133  82  39  66  93  100.03 
5-yr Wages & Salaries Growth3 144  132  138  131  132  69  98.82 
1-yr Wages & Salaries Growth4 149  90  110  70  122  61  100.12 
Short-Term Job Growth5 140  94  98  76  116  103  10005.00% 
5-yr Relative HT GDP Growth6 75  85  107  27  68  77  100.19 
1-yr Relative HT GDP Growth7 82  113  32  139  15  104.09 
High-Tech GDP LQ8 21  20  24  13  13  12  1.76 
# of HT GDP LQs Over 19 17  23  12  15  10  16  9.0 

2012-2013 Growth Comparison (by score)

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