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Small Cities 2013

Kingston, NY MSA

Overall Rank: 108      Population: 179,000

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 124  124  160  161  91  109  95.68 
1-yr Job Growth2 152  122  97  124  140  101  99.27 
5-yr Wages & Salaries Growth3 120  134  157  169  75  131  93.10 
1-yr Wages & Salaries Growth4 162  163  138  137  158  100  99.65 
Short-Term Job Growth5 138  81  107  61  91  60  10043.47% 
5-yr Relative HT GDP Growth6 84  103  129  61  193  144  85.25 
1-yr Relative HT GDP Growth7 87  154  120  126  134  154  96.23 
High-Tech GDP LQ8 50  56  82  76  88  91  0.50 
# of HT GDP LQs Over 19 13  23  48  47  48  44  3.0 

2012-2013 Growth Comparison (by score)      
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