Best-Performing Cities
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Large Cities 2014

Reno, NV MSA

Overall Rank: 37      Population: 457,667

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   200  200  137  61  103.04 
1-yr Job Growth2 174  158  31  31  21  28  106.66 
5-yr Wages & Salaries Growth3 193  195  200  198  176  43  101.41 
1-yr Wages & Salaries Growth4 199  171  179  64  45  103  97.88 
Short-Term Job Growth5 147  175  19  23  78  10043.40% 
5-yr Relative HT GDP Growth6 164  143  174  119  122  32  104.37 
1-yr Relative HT GDP Growth7 184  94  171  105  75  62  106.21 
High-Tech GDP LQ8 165  153  156  152  149  145  0.55 
# of HT GDP LQs Over 19 131  133  129  114  115  118  3.0 

2013-2014 Growth Comparison (by score)