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Fort Lauderdale-Pompano Beach-Deerfield Beach, FL MD

Overall Rank: 39      Population: 1,936,000

The 2014 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 171  125  46  39  55  47  104.59 
1-yr Job Growth2 42  58  26  52  39  56  100.42 
5-yr Wages & Salaries Growth3 183  176  141  58  38  36  104.98 
1-yr Wages & Salaries Growth4 124  81  60  33  42  56  101.49 
Short-Term Job Growth5 59  69  19  14  122  9969.17% 
5-yr Relative HT GDP Growth6 163  130  85  55  37  39  109.33 
1-yr Relative HT GDP Growth7 187  107  91  58  64  37  101.92 
High-Tech GDP LQ8 87  92  90  93  87  79  0.85 
# of HT GDP LQs Over 19 36  49  56  84  54  39  7.0 

2013-2014 Growth Comparison (by score)