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Rochester, NY MSA

Overall Rank: 158      Population: 1,078,000

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 56  78  144  174  154  174  94.29 
1-yr Job Growth2 163  174  175  179  173  173  98.76 
5-yr Wages & Salaries Growth3 110  106  116  163  79  159  93.45 
1-yr Wages & Salaries Growth4 133  168  126  175  153  168  97.80 
Short-Term Job Growth5 183  128  127  186  189  140  9930.27% 
5-yr Relative HT GDP Growth6 97  149  132  91  79  63  104.96 
1-yr Relative HT GDP Growth7 127  169  107  68  75  176  94.88 
High-Tech GDP LQ8 37  48  53  50  44  39  1.18 
# of HT GDP LQs Over 19 19  25  19  21  16  15  10.0 

2012-2013 Growth Comparison (by score)

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