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Oakland-Hayward-Berkeley, CA MD

Overall Rank: 14      Population: 2,811,000

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 164  101  53  44  42  40  105.21 
1-yr Job Growth2 44  17  52  53  31  37  100.69 
5-yr Wages & Salaries Growth3 153  132  85  49  17  20  108.26 
1-yr Wages & Salaries Growth4 126  27  56  48  27  26  102.42 
Short-Term Job Growth5 135  60  101  57  100  80  10018.07% 
5-yr Relative HT GDP Growth6 58  69  58  45  80  59  106.02 
1-yr Relative HT GDP Growth7 72  146  118  19  27  62  100.62 
High-Tech GDP LQ8 18  23  21  18  18  17  1.66 
# of HT GDP LQs Over 19 16.0 

2012-2013 Growth Comparison (by score)

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