Best-Performing Cities
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Large Cities 2013

Ocala, FL Metropolitan Statistical Area

Overall Rank: 130      Population: 343,250

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 192  198  199  199  147  98  99.23 
1-yr Job Growth2 198  180  96  94  40  104  99.91 
5-yr Wages & Salaries Growth3 98  182  196  196  197  175  92.51 
1-yr Wages & Salaries Growth4 184  196  185  136  78  114  99.23 
Short-Term Job Growth5 160  159  23  198  56  127  9971.00% 
5-yr Relative HT GDP Growth6 84  146  168  189  162  102  97.00 
1-yr Relative HT GDP Growth7 100  92  41  62  92  121  97.75 
High-Tech GDP LQ8 89  89  86  144  146  143  0.55 
# of HT GDP LQs Over 19 87  63  91  105  89  84  4.0 

2012-2013 Growth Comparison (by score)

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