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Small Cities 2013

Carson City, NV Metropolitan Statistical Area

Overall Rank: 178      Population: 54,520

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 170  174  178  178  198  193  89.36 
1-yr Job Growth2 165  169  178  156  130  104  99.02 
5-yr Wages & Salaries Growth3 139  167  170  177  198  196  89.36 
1-yr Wages & Salaries Growth4 144  176  170  175  96  164  97.04 
Short-Term Job Growth5 131  175  156  125  131  107  9936.00% 
5-yr Relative HT GDP Growth6 72  77  145  163  156  107  73.54 
1-yr Relative HT GDP Growth7 121  150  111  174  144  170  93.45 
High-Tech GDP LQ8 109  111  72  75  95  106  0.47 
# of HT GDP LQs Over 19 42  37  57  40  20  4.0 

2012-2013 Growth Comparison (by score)      
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