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Salem, OR MSA

Overall Rank: 72      Population: 418,138

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 145  172  179  148  93  39  101.55 
1-yr Job Growth2 199  194  67  21  34  54  103.74 
5-yr Wages & Salaries Growth3 80  135  162  144  139  35  101.65 
1-yr Wages & Salaries Growth4 175  194  169  17  19  79  99.31 
Short-Term Job Growth5 179  81  22  63  133  9960.84% 
5-yr Relative HT GDP Growth6 12  134  177  110.88 
1-yr Relative HT GDP Growth7 55  186  129  187  77.08 
High-Tech GDP LQ8 70  49  71  87  75  121  0.65 
# of HT GDP LQs Over 19 131  109  83  74  63  97  4.0 

2012-2013 Growth Comparison (by score)

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