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Large Cities 2014

Erie, PA MSA

Overall Rank: 187      Population: 276,207

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 77  84  140  171  182  197  96.92 
1-yr Job Growth2 11  171  196  185  171  195  90.31 
5-yr Wages & Salaries Growth3 130  62  78  120  146  165  98.26 
1-yr Wages & Salaries Growth4 122  10  166  180  184  157  94.14 
Short-Term Job Growth5 37  163  155  152  190  127  9972.51% 
5-yr Relative HT GDP Growth6 173  100  173  167  192  166  96.67 
1-yr Relative HT GDP Growth7 172  106  197  183  200  182  79.31 
High-Tech GDP LQ8 133  131  114  129  150  124  0.62 
# of HT GDP LQs Over 19 63  109  83  89  115  97  4.0 

2013-2014 Growth Comparison (by score)