Best-Performing Cities
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Small Cities 2014

Kingston, NY MSA

Overall Rank: 126      Population: 179,225

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 108  124  124  160  161  91  99.56 
1-yr Job Growth2 113  152  122  97  124  140  94.34 
5-yr Wages & Salaries Growth3 60  120  134  157  169  75  99.38 
1-yr Wages & Salaries Growth4 97  162  163  138  137  158  90.42 
Short-Term Job Growth5 21  138  81  107  61  91  10000.87% 
5-yr Relative HT GDP Growth6 82  84  103  129  61  193  90.43 
1-yr Relative HT GDP Growth7 96  87  154  120  126  134  87.98 
High-Tech GDP LQ8 69  50  56  82  76  88  0.51 
# of HT GDP LQs Over 19 18  13  23  48  47  48  3.0 

2013-2014 Growth Comparison (by score)      
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