Best-Performing Cities
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Large Cities 2013

Philadelphia, PA MD

Overall Rank: 98      Population: 2,131,274

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 72  77  104  132  157  93  100.46 
1-yr Job Growth2 138  159  154  121  137  141  96.86 
5-yr Wages & Salaries Growth3 74  76  73  46  97  106  99.92 
1-yr Wages & Salaries Growth4 113  128  87  121  136  114  97.07 
Short-Term Job Growth5 153  133  159  175  84  86  10032.32% 
5-yr Relative HT GDP Growth6 81  126  135  114  135  49  103.19 
1-yr Relative HT GDP Growth7 132  145  149  86  109  32  113.45 
High-Tech GDP LQ8 43  42  37  94  97  67  1.00 
# of HT GDP LQs Over 19 23  50  33  144  177  144  2.0 

2012-2013 Growth Comparison (by score)

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