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Small Cities 2013

Barnstable Town, MA Metropolitan Statistical Area

Overall Rank: 34      Population: 214,330

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 126  112  92  55  61  67  98.97 
1-yr Job Growth2 77  111  37  45  85  99  99.07 
5-yr Wages & Salaries Growth3 147  133  122  107  97  90  98.97 
1-yr Wages & Salaries Growth4 112  103  101  77  54  100  99.13 
Short-Term Job Growth5 59  56  27  11  78  21  10199.00% 
5-yr Relative HT GDP Growth6 109  64  43  68  57  21  95.02 
1-yr Relative HT GDP Growth7 27  17  91  132  89  49  101.48 
High-Tech GDP LQ8 25  22  20  32  32  30  0.79 
# of HT GDP LQs Over 19 73  71  25  11  26  20  4.0 

2012-2013 Growth Comparison (by score)      
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