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Large Cities 2014

Rochester, NY MSA

Overall Rank: 136      Population: 1,078,879

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 50  56  78  144  174  154  99.26 
1-yr Job Growth2 80  163  174  175  179  173  94.66 
5-yr Wages & Salaries Growth3 128  110  106  116  163  79  100.49 
1-yr Wages & Salaries Growth4 84  133  168  126  175  153  94.68 
Short-Term Job Growth5 52  183  128  127  186  189  9818.19% 
5-yr Relative HT GDP Growth6 135  97  149  132  91  79  101.24 
1-yr Relative HT GDP Growth7 42  127  169  107  68  75  103.49 
High-Tech GDP LQ8 41  37  48  53  50  44  1.17 
# of HT GDP LQs Over 19 63  19  25  19  21  16  10.0 

2013-2014 Growth Comparison (by score)