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Santa Rosa, CA MSA

Overall Rank: 43      Population: 503,070

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 184  196  151  29  10  79  100.72 
1-yr Job Growth2 131  116  48  14  108.80 
5-yr Wages & Salaries Growth3 174  171  188  178  85  103.97 
1-yr Wages & Salaries Growth4 111  113  199  12  30  41  102.80 
Short-Term Job Growth5 121  124  68  30  30  177  9861.95% 
5-yr Relative HT GDP Growth6 59  128  166  104  71  116  99.82 
1-yr Relative HT GDP Growth7 23  124  106  78  44  60  106.64 
High-Tech GDP LQ8 47  53  60  60  55  59  1.04 
# of HT GDP LQs Over 19 13  24  15  19  21  20  9.0 

2012-2013 Growth Comparison (by score)

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