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Salem, OR MSA

Overall Rank: 40      Population: 425,000

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 172  179  148  93  39  37  105.66 
1-yr Job Growth2 194  67  21  34  54  88  100.01 
5-yr Wages & Salaries Growth3 135  162  144  139  35  28  106.48 
1-yr Wages & Salaries Growth4 194  169  17  19  79  103.82 
Short-Term Job Growth5 81  22  63  133  60  10042.15% 
5-yr Relative HT GDP Growth6 12  134  177  138  88.87 
1-yr Relative HT GDP Growth7 55  186  129  187  59  100.95 
High-Tech GDP LQ8 49  71  87  75  121  121  0.62 
# of HT GDP LQs Over 19 109  83  74  63  97  88  4.0 

2012-2013 Growth Comparison (by score)

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