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Small Cities 2014

Lebanon, PA Metropolitan Statistical Area

Overall Rank: 135      Population: 137,070

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 2011 2012 2013 2014 2015 2016 Score/
Value
5-yr Job Growth1 37  44  24  45  80  134  94.88 
1-yr Job Growth2 19  64  27  116  133  162  97.96 
5-yr Wages & Salaries Growth3 68  38  36  31  47  120  94.88 
1-yr Wages & Salaries Growth4 45  26  39  85  168  187  95.52 
Short-Term Job Growth5 43  119  164  133  193  151  9850.00% 
5-yr Relative HT GDP Growth6 19  21  13  27  36  151  109.00 
1-yr Relative HT GDP Growth7 41  67  120  113  68  72  99.48 
High-Tech GDP LQ8 48  49  21  11  11  12  1.02 
# of HT GDP LQs Over 19 37  13  11  6.0 

2013-2014 Growth Comparison (by score)      
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