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Small Cities 2013

Rome, GA MSA

Overall Rank: 83      Population: 96,560

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 164  150  155  135  127  74  99.74 
1-yr Job Growth2 177  65  113  39  107  94  97.16 
5-yr Wages & Salaries Growth3 131  152  136  168  155  79  99.29 
1-yr Wages & Salaries Growth4 82  161  127  150  103  150  91.49 
Short-Term Job Growth5 173  148  117  93  68  101  9977.59% 
5-yr Relative HT GDP Growth6 63  44  94  82  68  21  106.67 
1-yr Relative HT GDP Growth7 166  25  134  110  121  164  80.68 
High-Tech GDP LQ8 100  59  60  59  59  79  0.55 
# of HT GDP LQs Over 19 27  25  40  80  82  48  3.0 

2012-2013 Growth Comparison (by score)      
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