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Small Cities 2013

Santa Fe, NM MSA

Overall Rank: 150      Population: 149,000

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 146  143  158  140  135  152  92.93 
1-yr Job Growth2 138  86  178  75  133  178  97.74 
5-yr Wages & Salaries Growth3 104  155  179  183  131  164  88.76 
1-yr Wages & Salaries Growth4 157  147  77  176  171  174  96.94 
Short-Term Job Growth5 92  137  143  102  148  82  9994.84% 
5-yr Relative HT GDP Growth6 169  166  180  102  14  35  108.74 
1-yr Relative HT GDP Growth7 162  23  165  22  81  91  99.49 
High-Tech GDP LQ8 107  111  130  115  69  72  0.54 
# of HT GDP LQs Over 19 93  61  80  47  48  44  3.0 

2012-2013 Growth Comparison (by score)      
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