Best-Performing Cities
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Small Cities 2013

Punta Gorda, FL MSA

Overall Rank: 16      Population: 178,465

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 137  144  61  41  34  15  101.70 
1-yr Job Growth2 90  77  52  71  15  104.65 
5-yr Wages & Salaries Growth3 165  173  167  123  79  14  101.62 
1-yr Wages & Salaries Growth4 98  76  95  23  120  49  100.38 
Short-Term Job Growth5 163  111  47  14  72  41  10104.03% 
5-yr Relative HT GDP Growth6 177  156  134  132  72  113.21 
1-yr Relative HT GDP Growth7 165  112  199  137  17  121.47 
High-Tech GDP LQ8 174  152  153  186  192  170  0.28 
# of HT GDP LQs Over 19 174  168  163  177  175  174  0.0 

2012-2013 Growth Comparison (by score)      
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