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Cape Coral-Fort Myers, FL MSA

Overall Rank: 30      Population: 722,336

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 195  191  62  102.78 
1-yr Job Growth2 14  34  116.07 
5-yr Wages & Salaries Growth3 194  197  194  140  29  104.35 
1-yr Wages & Salaries Growth4 183  61  65  16  110.84 
Short-Term Job Growth5 138  156  100  72  28  171  9883.66% 
5-yr Relative HT GDP Growth6 200  185  117  28  93  100.81 
1-yr Relative HT GDP Growth7 168  21  33  34  125.11 
High-Tech GDP LQ8 195  179  183  185  184  177  0.42 
# of HT GDP LQs Over 19 160  161  163  175  177  144  2.0 

2012-2013 Growth Comparison (by score)

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