Best-Performing Cities
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Large Cities 2014

Riverside-San Bernardino-Ontario, CA Metropolitan Statistical Area

Overall Rank: 44      Population: 4,489,160

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 2011 2012 2013 2014 2015 2016 Score/
Value
5-yr Job Growth1 180  189  189  108  32  13  107.70 
1-yr Job Growth2 187  150  54  11  102.41 
5-yr Wages & Salaries Growth3 114  167  182  186  164  82  98.25 
1-yr Wages & Salaries Growth4 165  187  135  112  26  28  101.35 
Short-Term Job Growth5 171  81  168  34  36  77  10049.00% 
5-yr Relative HT GDP Growth6 25  28  120  119  161  141  90.97 
1-yr Relative HT GDP Growth7 10  109  94  172  127  53  100.94 
High-Tech GDP LQ8 104  93  119  131  132  126  0.61 
# of HT GDP LQs Over 19 42  47  109  163  144  143  2.0 

2013-2014 Growth Comparison (by score)