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Small Cities 2013

Carson City, NV MSA

Overall Rank: 141      Population: 54,742

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 174  178  178  198  193  80  99.67 
1-yr Job Growth2 169  178  156  130  104  160  92.40 
5-yr Wages & Salaries Growth3 167  170  177  198  196  35  100.65 
1-yr Wages & Salaries Growth4 176  170  175  96  164  174  88.55 
Short-Term Job Growth5 175  156  125  131  107  151  9857.08% 
5-yr Relative HT GDP Growth6 77  145  163  156  107  171  95.26 
1-yr Relative HT GDP Growth7 150  111  174  144  170  185  73.31 
High-Tech GDP LQ8 111  72  75  95  106  96  0.49 
# of HT GDP LQs Over 19 37  57  40  20  15  5.0 

2012-2013 Growth Comparison (by score)      
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