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Small Cities 2013

Goldsboro, NC MSA

Overall Rank: 183      Population: 124,000

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 115  129  189  182  164  179  89.42 
1-yr Job Growth2 104  141  187  162  179  150  98.47 
5-yr Wages & Salaries Growth3 83  77  109  167  162  177  86.62 
1-yr Wages & Salaries Growth4 26  102  176  192  166  154  98.27 
Short-Term Job Growth5 82  132  176  60  166  153  9861.78% 
5-yr Relative HT GDP Growth6 11  46  60  197  159  82.14 
1-yr Relative HT GDP Growth7 70  95  97  51  84  200  87.10 
High-Tech GDP LQ8 120  138  126  123  115  135  0.37 
# of HT GDP LQs Over 19 134  129  80  82  48  44  3.0 

2012-2013 Growth Comparison (by score)      
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