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Roanoke, VA MSA

Overall Rank: 185      Population: 313,000

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 103  130  157  167  148  183  92.95 
1-yr Job Growth2 110  169  157  177  169  194  97.55 
5-yr Wages & Salaries Growth3 123  138  165  186  80  171  92.27 
1-yr Wages & Salaries Growth4 140  118  157  174  154  186  96.55 
Short-Term Job Growth5 106  197  178  113  92  135  9936.63% 
5-yr Relative HT GDP Growth6 42  75  155  155  127  188  76.58 
1-yr Relative HT GDP Growth7 59  170  193  136  171  179  94.46 
High-Tech GDP LQ8 102  120  125  120  127  137  0.57 
# of HT GDP LQs Over 19 50  83  89  84  97  88  4.0 

2012-2013 Growth Comparison (by score)

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