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Small Cities 2013

Elmira, NY Metropolitan Statistical Area

Overall Rank: 164      Population: 87,070

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 69  64  93  141  171  192  89.37 
1-yr Job Growth2 21  94  174  173  163  174  97.71 
5-yr Wages & Salaries Growth3 87  50  28  41  88  81  89.37 
1-yr Wages & Salaries Growth4 126  46  161  169  131  98.23 
Short-Term Job Growth5 77  176  167  161  135  191  9653.00% 
5-yr Relative HT GDP Growth6 101  35  69  51  80  191  89.62 
1-yr Relative HT GDP Growth7 82  32  156  43  184  132  96.33 
High-Tech GDP LQ8 63  46  48  40  57  63  0.62 
# of HT GDP LQs Over 19 42  25  11  48  47  3.0 

2012-2013 Growth Comparison (by score)      
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