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Large Cities 2014

Baltimore-Columbia-Towson, MD MSA

Overall Rank: 109      Population: 2,808,000

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 49  52  97  114  130  133  97.39 
1-yr Job Growth2 70  114  155  130  120  136  99.41 
5-yr Wages & Salaries Growth3 55  41  42  93  115  117  97.16 
1-yr Wages & Salaries Growth4 82  58  158  150  115  102  100.17 
Short-Term Job Growth5 95  74  42  80  126  98  9996.06% 
5-yr Relative HT GDP Growth6 15  43  107  148  148  122  90.89 
1-yr Relative HT GDP Growth7 149  121  143  117  160  97  98.82 
High-Tech GDP LQ8 40  39  48  53  57  52  1.06 
# of HT GDP LQs Over 19 24  33  56  37  40  39  7.0 

2013-2014 Growth Comparison (by score)