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Large Cities 2014

Naples-Immokalee-Marco Island, FL MSA

Overall Rank: 18      Population: 365,136

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 197  186  48  102.82 
1-yr Job Growth2 10  10  14  113.22 
5-yr Wages & Salaries Growth3 196  199  197  103  20  37  101.63 
1-yr Wages & Salaries Growth4 73  89  63  23  16  108.00 
Short-Term Job Growth5 36  42  29  15  61  10068.99% 
5-yr Relative HT GDP Growth6 127  64  59  25  29  18  106.36 
1-yr Relative HT GDP Growth7 53  36  12  84  15  120.37 
High-Tech GDP LQ8 164  159  160  157  161  154  0.51 
# of HT GDP LQs Over 19 131  133  163  144  143  144  2.0 

2013-2014 Growth Comparison (by score)