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Small Cities 2013

Pittsfield, MA Metropolitan Statistical Area

Overall Rank: 113      Population: 127,830

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 102  105  82  85  110  144  93.96 
1-yr Job Growth2 53  112  90  99  105  101  99.04 
5-yr Wages & Salaries Growth3 130  141  137  146  156  144  93.96 
1-yr Wages & Salaries Growth4 109  144  84  144  78  118  98.57 
Short-Term Job Growth5 40  108  75  98  46  91  9980.00% 
5-yr Relative HT GDP Growth6 120  117  83  90  96  91  92.02 
1-yr Relative HT GDP Growth7 42  42  42  116  81  77  99.29 
High-Tech GDP LQ8 28  30  24  25  24  28  0.81 
# of HT GDP LQs Over 19 73  71  57  40  26  47  3.0 

2012-2013 Growth Comparison (by score)      
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