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Small Cities 2013

Winchester, VA-WV MSA

Overall Rank: 60      Population: 135,238

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 95  66  18  16  25  57  100.04 
1-yr Job Growth2 12  53  30  74  45  43  100.67 
5-yr Wages & Salaries Growth3 102  100  83  49  60  71  99.61 
1-yr Wages & Salaries Growth4 30  43  99  47  121  70  97.81 
Short-Term Job Growth5 111  77  17  30  70  10030.85% 
5-yr Relative HT GDP Growth6 173  139  106  97  30  114  99.19 
1-yr Relative HT GDP Growth7 110  34  13  78  28  38  109.20 
High-Tech GDP LQ8 120  111  126  145  138  152  0.35 
# of HT GDP LQs Over 19 37  93  94  80  82  135  1.0 

2012-2013 Growth Comparison (by score)      
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