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Anchorage, AK MSA

Overall Rank: 192      Population: 402,557

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 12  13  86  134  195  97.02 
1-yr Job Growth2 61  81  175  183  164  184  93.10 
5-yr Wages & Salaries Growth3 13  17  96  176  97.92 
1-yr Wages & Salaries Growth4 49  113  44  124  159  147  94.98 
Short-Term Job Growth5 185  122  163  183  188  185  9840.48% 
5-yr Relative HT GDP Growth6 36  33  66  105  138  184  93.95 
1-yr Relative HT GDP Growth7 103  130  124  119  141  136  91.01 
High-Tech GDP LQ8 119  121  135  114  114  115  0.66 
# of HT GDP LQs Over 19 131  133  129  144  143  144  2.0 

2012-2013 Growth Comparison (by score)

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