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Riverside-San Bernardino-Ontario, CA MSA

Overall Rank: 20      Population: 4,527,837

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 189  189  108  32  13  23  101.90 
1-yr Job Growth2 150  54  11  111.12 
5-yr Wages & Salaries Growth3 167  182  186  164  82  104.18 
1-yr Wages & Salaries Growth4 187  135  112  26  28  24  105.43 
Short-Term Job Growth5 81  168  34  36  77  50  10092.59% 
5-yr Relative HT GDP Growth6 28  120  119  161  141  69  101.81 
1-yr Relative HT GDP Growth7 109  94  172  127  53  79  103.28 
High-Tech GDP LQ8 93  119  131  132  126  130  0.60 
# of HT GDP LQs Over 19 47  109  163  144  143  118  3.0 

2013-2014 Growth Comparison (by score)