Best-Performing Cities
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Small Cities 2013

Elmira, NY MSA

Overall Rank: 190      Population: 86,322

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 64  93  141  171  192  189  96.21 
1-yr Job Growth2 94  174  173  163  174  197  86.12 
5-yr Wages & Salaries Growth3 50  28  41  88  81  185  95.40 
1-yr Wages & Salaries Growth4 46  161  169  131  167  89.08 
Short-Term Job Growth5 176  167  161  135  191  151  9857.08% 
5-yr Relative HT GDP Growth6 35  69  51  80  191  186  92.69 
1-yr Relative HT GDP Growth7 32  156  43  184  132  183  73.84 
High-Tech GDP LQ8 46  48  40  57  63  76  0.56 
# of HT GDP LQs Over 19 25  11  48  47  48  3.0 

2012-2013 Growth Comparison (by score)      
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