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Miami-Miami Beach-Kendall, FL MD

Overall Rank: 74      Population: 2,752,000

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 114  58  34  32  59  51  104.26 
1-yr Job Growth2 57  46  41  47  38  99  99.87 
5-yr Wages & Salaries Growth3 152  144  109  52  41  50  103.51 
1-yr Wages & Salaries Growth4 67  96  68  40  40  78  100.93 
Short-Term Job Growth5 147  25  76  147  106  71  10030.96% 
5-yr Relative HT GDP Growth6 176  165  110  46  46  42  109.17 
1-yr Relative HT GDP Growth7 167  119  22  48  58  60  100.72 
High-Tech GDP LQ8 161  162  158  155  150  149  0.51 
# of HT GDP LQs Over 19 133  129  194  177  178  176  1.0 

2013-2014 Growth Comparison (by score)