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Greensboro-High Point, NC MSA

Overall Rank: 156      Population: 761,000

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 175  186  168  141  152  150  96.25 
1-yr Job Growth2 163  117  160  99  149  171  98.78 
5-yr Wages & Salaries Growth3 153  150  160  123  113  142  95.16 
1-yr Wages & Salaries Growth4 102  102  105  160  127  165  97.99 
Short-Term Job Growth5 137  118  57  106  107  124  9964.17% 
5-yr Relative HT GDP Growth6 25  22  80  83  195  104  95.52 
1-yr Relative HT GDP Growth7 25  39  184  99  121  192  91.50 
High-Tech GDP LQ8 98  79  77  81  86  78  0.86 
# of HT GDP LQs Over 19 50  49  56  63  54  39  7.0 

2013-2014 Growth Comparison (by score)