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Large Cities 2014

Reno, NV MSA

Overall Rank: 11      Population: 465,000

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 200  200  137  61  110.76 
1-yr Job Growth2 158  31  31  21  28  103.36 
5-yr Wages & Salaries Growth3 195  200  198  176  43  52  103.35 
1-yr Wages & Salaries Growth4 171  179  64  45  103  10  103.52 
Short-Term Job Growth5 175  19  23  78  10223.08% 
5-yr Relative HT GDP Growth6 143  174  119  122  32  31  111.73 
1-yr Relative HT GDP Growth7 94  171  105  75  62  19  103.92 
High-Tech GDP LQ8 153  156  152  149  145  136  0.57 
# of HT GDP LQs Over 19 133  129  114  115  118  112  3.0 

2013-2014 Growth Comparison (by score)