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Large Cities 2014

San Francisco-Redwood City-South San Francisco, CA MD

Overall Rank: 4      Population: 1,635,684

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 2012 2013 2014 2015 2016 2017 Score/
Value
5-yr Job Growth1 76  36  11  102.31 
1-yr Job Growth2 42  113.33 
5-yr Wages & Salaries Growth3 70  44  11  103.32 
1-yr Wages & Salaries Growth4 143  131.01 
Short-Term Job Growth5 19  44  10  66  91  10027.51% 
5-yr Relative HT GDP Growth6 40  31  104.44 
1-yr Relative HT GDP Growth7 118  20  162.38 
High-Tech GDP LQ8 15  2.62 
# of HT GDP LQs Over 19 17  12  12  12  11  16  10.0 

2013-2014 Growth Comparison (by score)