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Small Cities 2014

Barnstable Town, MA MSA

Overall Rank: 27      Population: 213,000

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 2013 2014 2015 2016 2017 2018 Score/
Value
5-yr Job Growth1 92  55  61  67  46  56  99.42 
1-yr Job Growth2 37  45  85  99  52  52  100.09 
5-yr Wages & Salaries Growth3 122  107  97  90  56  57  100.11 
1-yr Wages & Salaries Growth4 101  77  54  100  69  70  100.62 
Short-Term Job Growth5 27  11  78  21  18  58  10052.93% 
5-yr Relative HT GDP Growth6 43  68  57  21  79  97  94.67 
1-yr Relative HT GDP Growth7 91  132  89  49  108  53  101.12 
High-Tech GDP LQ8 20  32  32  30  29  26  0.80 
# of HT GDP LQs Over 19 25  11  26  20  28  20  4.0 

2013-2014 Growth Comparison (by score)      
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