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Albany-Schenectady-Troy, NY MSA

Overall Rank: 129      Population: 886,000

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 62  91  155  146  124  136  97.35 
1-yr Job Growth2 97  134  147  154  131  131  99.47 
5-yr Wages & Salaries Growth3 69  61  54  135  101  112  97.56 
1-yr Wages & Salaries Growth4 164  171  54  141  120  145  99.03 
Short-Term Job Growth5 150  149  176  195  169  187  9840.28% 
5-yr Relative HT GDP Growth6 40  77  55  68  95  21  114.44 
1-yr Relative HT GDP Growth7 122  91  71  119  30  134  97.28 
High-Tech GDP LQ8 40  40  52  51  38  35  1.27 
# of HT GDP LQs Over 19 68  49  37  48  40  39  7.0 

2012-2013 Growth Comparison (by score)

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