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Large Cities 2014

Orlando-Kissimmee-Sanford, FL MSA

Overall Rank: 7      Population: 2,510,000

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 136  76  22  17  10  110.66 
1-yr Job Growth2 40  21  10  10  12  12  101.61 
5-yr Wages & Salaries Growth3 172  164  119  40  18  11  110.42 
1-yr Wages & Salaries Growth4 108  26  42  21  19  17  103.11 
Short-Term Job Growth5 45  12  12  10248.11% 
5-yr Relative HT GDP Growth6 157  157  136  95  22  51  107.71 
1-yr Relative HT GDP Growth7 135  148  85  62  78  38  101.87 
High-Tech GDP LQ8 77  83  85  89  81  76  0.88 
# of HT GDP LQs Over 19 68  83  89  48  71  39  7.0 

2013-2014 Growth Comparison (by score)