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Lancaster, PA MSA

Overall Rank: 93      Population: 538,500

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 116  110  147  122  112  99  100.32 
1-yr Job Growth2 172  112  155  82  116  92  100.09 
5-yr Wages & Salaries Growth3 155  146  130  158  147  62  100.87 
1-yr Wages & Salaries Growth4 139  177  114  128  77  123  96.82 
Short-Term Job Growth5 47  101  125  103  163  110  10006.55% 
5-yr Relative HT GDP Growth6 44  63  140  164  154  20  105.82 
1-yr Relative HT GDP Growth7 187  171  80  137  106  80  103.12 
High-Tech GDP LQ8 150  145  141  150  151  123  0.63 
# of HT GDP LQs Over 19 189  161  187  175  177  144  2.0 

2012-2013 Growth Comparison (by score)

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