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San Diego-Carlsbad, CA MSA

Overall Rank: 45      Population: 3,338,000

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 118  75  51  51  68  57  103.54 
1-yr Job Growth2 57  45  71  58  52  54  100.44 
5-yr Wages & Salaries Growth3 79  60  50  47  98  76  101.44 
1-yr Wages & Salaries Growth4 77  40  70  74  59  110  99.92 
Short-Term Job Growth5 92  39  38  94  114  97  9999.79% 
5-yr Relative HT GDP Growth6 51  67  63  41  113  50  107.95 
1-yr Relative HT GDP Growth7 102  144  56  24  41  35  102.02 
High-Tech GDP LQ8 17  21  14  14  15  14  1.72 
# of HT GDP LQs Over 19 15.0 

2012-2013 Growth Comparison (by score)

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