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Small Cities 2014

Burlington-South Burlington, VT MSA

Overall Rank: 125      Population: 217,365

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 46  34  31  60  61  145  98.51 
1-yr Job Growth2 59  84  138  145  81  99  96.77 
5-yr Wages & Salaries Growth3 76  60  45  34  65  128  98.43 
1-yr Wages & Salaries Growth4 45  66  66  58  133  86  96.63 
Short-Term Job Growth5 49  53  72  21  48  163  9842.38% 
5-yr Relative HT GDP Growth6 126  16  35  84  48  118  99.05 
1-yr Relative HT GDP Growth7 92  104  145  141  73  188  72.51 
High-Tech GDP LQ8 10  1.15 
# of HT GDP LQs Over 19 37  25  23  26  20  15  5.0 

2013-2014 Growth Comparison (by score)      
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