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Small Cities 2014

Barnstable Town, MA MSA

Overall Rank: 27      Population: 214,276

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 112  92  55  61  67  46  100.18 
1-yr Job Growth2 111  37  45  85  99  52  99.82 
5-yr Wages & Salaries Growth3 133  122  107  97  90  56  100.02 
1-yr Wages & Salaries Growth4 103  101  77  54  100  69  98.08 
Short-Term Job Growth5 56  27  11  78  21  18  10182.19% 
5-yr Relative HT GDP Growth6 64  43  68  57  21  79  101.34 
1-yr Relative HT GDP Growth7 17  91  132  89  49  108  92.10 
High-Tech GDP LQ8 22  20  32  32  30  29  0.79 
# of HT GDP LQs Over 19 71  25  11  26  20  28  4.0 

2013-2014 Growth Comparison (by score)      
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