Best-Performing Cities
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Large Cities 2013

Salem, OR Metropolitan Statistical Area

Overall Rank: 45      Population: 410,090

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 2011 2012 2013 2014 2015 2016 Score/
Value
5-yr Job Growth1 91  145  172  179  148  93  99.45 
1-yr Job Growth2 147  199  194  67  21  34  101.21 
5-yr Wages & Salaries Growth3 51  80  135  162  144  139  95.37 
1-yr Wages & Salaries Growth4 52  175  194  169  17  19  101.75 
Short-Term Job Growth5 189  179  81  22  63  10366.00% 
5-yr Relative HT GDP Growth6 12  134  177  82.45 
1-yr Relative HT GDP Growth7 35  55  186  129  105.80 
High-Tech GDP LQ8 111  70  49  71  87  75  0.89 
# of HT GDP LQs Over 19 103  131  109  83  74  63  5.0 

2012-2013 Growth Comparison (by score)

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