Best-Performing Cities
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Large Cities 2013

Harrisburg-Carlisle, PA Metropolitan Statistical Area

Overall Rank: 134      Population: 565,010

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 84  86  88  118  179  165  95.57 
1-yr Job Growth2 130  112  148  150  154  120  99.66 
5-yr Wages & Salaries Growth3 128  106  77  74  55  114  96.52 
1-yr Wages & Salaries Growth4 23  127  115  128  82  128  98.90 
Short-Term Job Growth5 148  164  174  94  61  120  9980.00% 
5-yr Relative HT GDP Growth6 54  98  90  105  145  150  88.40 
1-yr Relative HT GDP Growth7 79  167  169  150  185  112  98.23 
High-Tech GDP LQ8 98  94  100  84  104  100  0.72 
# of HT GDP LQs Over 19 70  84  68  49  56  48  6.0 

2012-2013 Growth Comparison (by score)

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