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Erie, PA MSA

Overall Rank: 193      Population: 275,000

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 84  140  171  182  197  195  89.73 
1-yr Job Growth2 171  196  185  171  195  188  97.81 
5-yr Wages & Salaries Growth3 62  78  120  146  165  187  87.56 
1-yr Wages & Salaries Growth4 10  166  180  184  157  194  95.82 
Short-Term Job Growth5 163  155  152  190  127  167  9900.25% 
5-yr Relative HT GDP Growth6 100  173  167  192  166  195  72.56 
1-yr Relative HT GDP Growth7 106  197  183  200  182  119  97.92 
High-Tech GDP LQ8 131  114  129  150  124  127  0.60 
# of HT GDP LQs Over 19 109  83  89  115  97  112  3.0 

2013-2014 Growth Comparison (by score)