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Atlanta-Sandy Springs-Roswell, GA MSA

Overall Rank: 14      Population: 5,789,700

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 122  128  98  47  35  32  101.60 
1-yr Job Growth2 63  70  59  19  35  34  105.53 
5-yr Wages & Salaries Growth3 143  134  139  88  42  59  100.97 
1-yr Wages & Salaries Growth4 102  64  59  83  25  34  103.54 
Short-Term Job Growth5 79  19  53  52  44  15  10170.14% 
5-yr Relative HT GDP Growth6 83  57  54  30  36  19  105.92 
1-yr Relative HT GDP Growth7 18  30  53  66  96  72  103.81 
High-Tech GDP LQ8 42  36  42  41  43  37  1.27 
# of HT GDP LQs Over 19 47  36  33  74  63  54  6.0 

2012-2013 Growth Comparison (by score)

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