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Large Cities 2013

Stockton-Lodi, CA Metropolitan Statistical Area

Overall Rank: 86      Population: 726,110

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 176  190  194  168  94  37  104.33 
1-yr Job Growth2 196  194  109  22  33  26  101.44 
5-yr Wages & Salaries Growth3 136  157  166  180  176  171  93.28 
1-yr Wages & Salaries Growth4 119  194  180  148  45  88  99.68 
Short-Term Job Growth5 159  22  66  65  22  10165.00% 
5-yr Relative HT GDP Growth6 150  149  137  106  113  124  93.48 
1-yr Relative HT GDP Growth7 140  179  137  13  122  97.73 
High-Tech GDP LQ8 186  182  179  191  182  185  0.38 
# of HT GDP LQs Over 19 183  160  161  187  175  177  1.0 

2012-2013 Growth Comparison (by score)

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