Best-Performing Cities
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Large Cities 2013

Providence-Warwick, RI-MA MSA

Overall Rank: 133      Population: 1,614,750

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 150  144  126  125  132  138  99.51 
1-yr Job Growth2 162  161  128  125  159  133  97.51 
5-yr Wages & Salaries Growth3 139  127  110  89  79  127  99.46 
1-yr Wages & Salaries Growth4 63  122  144  76  82  105  97.66 
Short-Term Job Growth5 177  162  117  132  140  113  10005.31% 
5-yr Relative HT GDP Growth6 71  47  64  47  99  141  98.29 
1-yr Relative HT GDP Growth7 147  167  94  162  144  89.23 
High-Tech GDP LQ8 72  73  82  79  80  100  0.75 
# of HT GDP LQs Over 19 63  36  33  37  37  71  5.0 

2012-2013 Growth Comparison (by score)

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