Best-Performing Cities
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Small Cities 2013

Pueblo, CO MSA

Overall Rank: 79      Population: 165,123

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 21  57  68  101  91  56  100.06 
1-yr Job Growth2 39  149  83  86  51  98  96.93 
5-yr Wages & Salaries Growth3 29  20  37  73  87  102  98.89 
1-yr Wages & Salaries Growth4 76  30  123  158  49  88  96.27 
Short-Term Job Growth5 95  139  56  118  45  170  9825.39% 
5-yr Relative HT GDP Growth6 107  115  59  55  45  68  102.02 
1-yr Relative HT GDP Growth7 129  98  22  24  33  23  115.50 
High-Tech GDP LQ8 103  76  64  61  53  61  0.61 
# of HT GDP LQs Over 19 37  42  23  26  20  88  2.0 

2012-2013 Growth Comparison (by score)      
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