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Pensacola-Ferry Pass-Brent, FL MSA

Overall Rank: 80      Population: 488,000

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 2013 2014 2015 2016 2017 2018 Score/
Value
5-yr Job Growth1 158  112  85  121  46  63  102.55 
1-yr Job Growth2 168  122  77  79  99  27  100.98 
5-yr Wages & Salaries Growth3 145  137  131  168  91  119  96.92 
1-yr Wages & Salaries Growth4 112  158  156  144  149  63  101.36 
Short-Term Job Growth5 103  95  35  149  45  49  10071.63% 
5-yr Relative HT GDP Growth6 169  162  173  187  155  169  83.43 
1-yr Relative HT GDP Growth7 193  164  188  150  174  131  97.34 
High-Tech GDP LQ8 131  134  139  141  140  146  0.52 
# of HT GDP LQs Over 19 186  163  144  115  118  112  3.0 

2012-2013 Growth Comparison (by score)

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