2014 Best-Performing Cities | small-cities
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Small Cities 2014

Florence, SC MSA

Overall Rank: 111      Population: 206,000

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 125  113  125  81  93  83  97.33 
1-yr Job Growth2 31  46  159  55  63  95  99.35 
5-yr Wages & Salaries Growth3 138  128  129  133  88  105  95.70 
1-yr Wages & Salaries Growth4 141  74  48  157  125  146  98.46 
Short-Term Job Growth5 95  50  90  79  59  78  10005.69% 
5-yr Relative HT GDP Growth6 110  87  115  79  47  116  89.43 
1-yr Relative HT GDP Growth7 128  173  42  106  125  131  97.91 
High-Tech GDP LQ8 131  135  134  132  137  125  0.38 
# of HT GDP LQs Over 19 42  61  26  47  48  82  2.0 

2013-2014 Growth Comparison (by score)      
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