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Small Cities 2014

Napa, CA Metropolitan Statistical Area

Overall Rank: 9      Population: 142,460

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 118  91  73  39  12  11  106.87 
1-yr Job Growth2 170  43  13  22  100.81 
5-yr Wages & Salaries Growth3 93  106  97  111  83  44  106.87 
1-yr Wages & Salaries Growth4 141  150  97  36  17  40  100.48 
Short-Term Job Growth5 142  128  82  23  31  10135.00% 
5-yr Relative HT GDP Growth6 53  152  107  57  83  31  99.38 
1-yr Relative HT GDP Growth7 29  170  98  140  187  50  101.40 
High-Tech GDP LQ8 62  91  54  50  64  65  0.61 
# of HT GDP LQs Over 19 110  109  57  40  80  129  1.0 

2013-2014 Growth Comparison (by score)      
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