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Large Cities 2014

Sacramento--Roseville--Arden-Arcade, CA MSA

Overall Rank: 55      Population: 2,296,418

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 188  187  163  112  70  26  101.74 
1-yr Job Growth2 193  84  36  46  54  41  104.79 
5-yr Wages & Salaries Growth3 147  147  140  122  100  49  101.30 
1-yr Wages & Salaries Growth4 189  130  54  61  83  62  100.96 
Short-Term Job Growth5 127  177  99  67  61  112  10005.50% 
5-yr Relative HT GDP Growth6 60  117  123  147  119  162  97.13 
1-yr Relative HT GDP Growth7 166  169  140  182  28  105  99.13 
High-Tech GDP LQ8 44  45  73  66  65  69  0.98 
# of HT GDP LQs Over 19 36  36  33  74  63  54  6.0 

2013-2014 Growth Comparison (by score)