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Richmond, VA MSA

Overall Rank: 128      Population: 1,302,000

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 75  72  84  72  98  91  100.33 
1-yr Job Growth2 61  111  116  61  80  116  99.63 
5-yr Wages & Salaries Growth3 107  116  124  117  74  108  97.82 
1-yr Wages & Salaries Growth4 94  105  118  142  106  114  99.82 
Short-Term Job Growth5 153  70  179  17  41  142  9927.14% 
5-yr Relative HT GDP Growth6 154  152  169  165  84  153  86.43 
1-yr Relative HT GDP Growth7 191  139  149  86  161  104  98.65 
High-Tech GDP LQ8 117  130  123  122  133  139  0.56 
# of HT GDP LQs Over 19 91  129  89  84  118  112  3.0 

2012-2013 Growth Comparison (by score)

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