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Springfield, MA MSA

Overall Rank: 132      Population: 630,283

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 63  58  54  89  152  114  99.92 
1-yr Job Growth2 144  140  149  120  165  135  97.20 
5-yr Wages & Salaries Growth3 117  108  93  81  108  131  99.28 
1-yr Wages & Salaries Growth4 144  160  109  57  121  112  97.23 
Short-Term Job Growth5 156  165  91  104  29  109  10007.42% 
5-yr Relative HT GDP Growth6 141  70  128  95  127  61  102.37 
1-yr Relative HT GDP Growth7 97  34  117  59  31  147  89.07 
High-Tech GDP LQ8 146  139  140  137  134  147  0.54 
# of HT GDP LQs Over 19 131  109  129  114  115  118  3.0 

2012-2013 Growth Comparison (by score)

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