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Charlottesville, VA MSA

Overall Rank: 15      Population: 232,000

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 58  34  56  47  69  30  101.86 
1-yr Job Growth2 114  56  26  17  44  35  100.59 
5-yr Wages & Salaries Growth3 50  55  51  53  10  38  102.35 
1-yr Wages & Salaries Growth4 60  58  81  55  28  86  99.95 
Short-Term Job Growth5 176  163  83  16  46  11  10276.18% 
5-yr Relative HT GDP Growth6 95  95  124  16  98  22  113.95 
1-yr Relative HT GDP Growth7 170  36  113  68  60  125  98.08 
High-Tech GDP LQ8 25  34  46  42  32  34  0.74 
# of HT GDP LQs Over 19 42  23  26  47  48  44  3.0 

2012-2013 Growth Comparison (by score)      
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