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Cape Coral-Fort Myers, FL MSA

Overall Rank: 46      Population: 739,000

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 191  62  114.86 
1-yr Job Growth2 34  58  100.40 
5-yr Wages & Salaries Growth3 197  194  140  29  114.71 
1-yr Wages & Salaries Growth4 61  65  16  103.65 
Short-Term Job Growth5 156  100  72  28  171  139  9930.44% 
5-yr Relative HT GDP Growth6 185  117  28  93  36  111.32 
1-yr Relative HT GDP Growth7 21  33  34  122  97.80 
High-Tech GDP LQ8 179  183  185  184  177  177  0.39 
# of HT GDP LQs Over 19 161  163  175  177  144  136  2.0 

2012-2013 Growth Comparison (by score)

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