Best-Performing Cities
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Large Cities 2013

Greensboro-High Point, NC Metropolitan Statistical Area

Overall Rank: 121      Population: 752,160

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 164  162  175  186  168  141  96.96 
1-yr Job Growth2 150  117  163  117  160  99  99.96 
5-yr Wages & Salaries Growth3 172  160  153  150  160  123  96.33 
1-yr Wages & Salaries Growth4 162  95  102  102  105  160  98.29 
Short-Term Job Growth5 112  87  137  118  57  106  9999.00% 
5-yr Relative HT GDP Growth6 39  100  25  22  80  83  99.45 
1-yr Relative HT GDP Growth7 65  99  25  39  184  99  98.70 
High-Tech GDP LQ8 94  92  98  79  77  81  0.85 
# of HT GDP LQs Over 19 42  47  50  49  56  63  5.0 

2012-2013 Growth Comparison (by score)

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