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Washington-Arlington-Alexandria, DC-VA-MD-WV MD

Overall Rank: 100      Population: 4,906,000

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 20  33  105  122  103  118  98.35 
1-yr Job Growth2 119  129  172  112  126  72  100.16 
5-yr Wages & Salaries Growth3 21  26  39  137  129  153  93.94 
1-yr Wages & Salaries Growth4 117  152  168  178  167  97  100.38 
Short-Term Job Growth5 108  137  97  38  62  78  10020.42% 
5-yr Relative HT GDP Growth6 65  113  140  146  120  143  87.91 
1-yr Relative HT GDP Growth7 150  180  157  81  155  117  98.04 
High-Tech GDP LQ8 20  29  28  31  30  31  1.29 
# of HT GDP LQs Over 19 24  33  56  84  71  73  5.0 

2012-2013 Growth Comparison (by score)

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