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Providence-Warwick, RI-MA MSA

Overall Rank: 137      Population: 1,621,000

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 144  126  125  132  138  125  97.71 
1-yr Job Growth2 161  128  125  159  133  134  99.44 
5-yr Wages & Salaries Growth3 127  110  89  79  127  113  97.51 
1-yr Wages & Salaries Growth4 122  144  76  82  105  144  99.03 
Short-Term Job Growth5 162  117  132  140  113  136  9935.09% 
5-yr Relative HT GDP Growth6 47  64  47  99  141  134  89.51 
1-yr Relative HT GDP Growth7 147  167  94  162  144  164  95.69 
High-Tech GDP LQ8 73  82  79  80  100  102  0.71 
# of HT GDP LQs Over 19 36  33  37  37  71  51  6.0 

2012-2013 Growth Comparison (by score)

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