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Small Cities 2013

Burlington-South Burlington, VT MSA

Overall Rank: 133      Population: 218,000

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 34  31  60  61  145  123  94.62 
1-yr Job Growth2 84  138  145  81  99  168  97.91 
5-yr Wages & Salaries Growth3 60  45  34  65  128  93  96.66 
1-yr Wages & Salaries Growth4 66  66  58  133  86  97  99.70 
Short-Term Job Growth5 53  72  21  48  163  187  9757.08% 
5-yr Relative HT GDP Growth6 16  35  84  48  118  186  71.88 
1-yr Relative HT GDP Growth7 104  145  141  73  188  92  99.45 
High-Tech GDP LQ8 10  11  1.13 
# of HT GDP LQs Over 19 25  23  26  20  15  20  4.0 

2012-2013 Growth Comparison (by score)      
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