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Small Cities 2013

Rome, GA MSA

Overall Rank: 92      Population: 98,000

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 150  155  135  127  74  81  97.44 
1-yr Job Growth2 65  113  39  107  94  88  99.44 
5-yr Wages & Salaries Growth3 152  136  168  155  79  125  94.22 
1-yr Wages & Salaries Growth4 161  127  150  103  150  83  100.06 
Short-Term Job Growth5 148  117  93  68  101  97  9957.58% 
5-yr Relative HT GDP Growth6 44  94  82  68  21  134  86.71 
1-yr Relative HT GDP Growth7 25  134  110  121  164  109  98.72 
High-Tech GDP LQ8 59  60  59  59  79  75  0.54 
# of HT GDP LQs Over 19 25  40  80  82  48  44  3.0 

2012-2013 Growth Comparison (by score)      
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