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Large Cities 2013

Baltimore-Columbia-Towson, MD MSA

Overall Rank: 125      Population: 2,798,886

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 56  49  52  97  114  130  99.66 
1-yr Job Growth2 56  70  114  155  130  120  98.26 
5-yr Wages & Salaries Growth3 64  55  41  42  93  115  99.79 
1-yr Wages & Salaries Growth4 60  82  58  158  150  115  97.07 
Short-Term Job Growth5 130  95  74  42  80  126  9977.60% 
5-yr Relative HT GDP Growth6 15  43  107  148  148  98.01 
1-yr Relative HT GDP Growth7 46  149  121  143  117  160  87.17 
High-Tech GDP LQ8 39  40  39  48  53  57  1.05 
# of HT GDP LQs Over 19 23  24  33  56  37  40  7.0 

2012-2013 Growth Comparison (by score)

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