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Large Cities 2013

San Francisco-Redwood City-South San Francisco, CA MD

Overall Rank: 4      Population: 1,656,000

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 36  11  11  110.64 
1-yr Job Growth2 40  100.67 
5-yr Wages & Salaries Growth3 44  11  133.42 
1-yr Wages & Salaries Growth4 105.26 
Short-Term Job Growth5 44  10  66  91  59  10042.41% 
5-yr Relative HT GDP Growth6 31  148.08 
1-yr Relative HT GDP Growth7 20  11  105.75 
High-Tech GDP LQ8 2.72 
# of HT GDP LQs Over 19 12  12  12  11  16  15  10.0 

2012-2013 Growth Comparison (by score)

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