Best-Performing Cities
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Large Cities 2013

Erie, PA Metropolitan Statistical Area

Overall Rank: 198      Population: 278,050

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 2011 2012 2013 2014 2015 2016 Score/
Value
5-yr Job Growth1 134  77  84  140  171  182  94.36 
1-yr Job Growth2 44  11  171  196  185  171  98.72 
5-yr Wages & Salaries Growth3 140  130  62  78  120  146  95.01 
1-yr Wages & Salaries Growth4 112  122  10  166  180  184  97.29 
Short-Term Job Growth5 92  37  163  155  152  190  9786.00% 
5-yr Relative HT GDP Growth6 179  173  100  173  167  192  75.62 
1-yr Relative HT GDP Growth7 160  172  106  197  183  200  88.70 
High-Tech GDP LQ8 132  133  131  114  129  150  0.52 
# of HT GDP LQs Over 19 87  63  109  83  89  115  3.0 

2012-2013 Growth Comparison (by score)

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