Best-Performing Cities
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Large Cities 2013

Syracuse, NY Metropolitan Statistical Area

Overall Rank: 188      Population: 660,460

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 105  78  95  139  184  190  93.44 
1-yr Job Growth2 97  142  185  176  190  186  98.08 
5-yr Wages & Salaries Growth3 139  108  111  112  138  178  92.04 
1-yr Wages & Salaries Growth4 49  121  178  145  170  169  97.98 
Short-Term Job Growth5 66  84  113  196  184  185  9818.00% 
5-yr Relative HT GDP Growth6 147  113  149  144  124  139  91.18 
1-yr Relative HT GDP Growth7 169  57  125  61  138  157  96.19 
High-Tech GDP LQ8 56  57  59  59  65  70  0.93 
# of HT GDP LQs Over 19 32  36  68  49  37  37  7.0 

2012-2013 Growth Comparison (by score)

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