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Small Cities 2014

Santa Fe, NM Metropolitan Statistical Area

Overall Rank: 145      Population: 148,690

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 104  117  146  143  158  140  94.17 
1-yr Job Growth2 104  145  138  86  178  75  99.55 
5-yr Wages & Salaries Growth3 39  74  104  155  179  183  94.17 
1-yr Wages & Salaries Growth4 121  153  157  147  77  176  96.43 
Short-Term Job Growth5 96  39  92  137  143  102  9956.00% 
5-yr Relative HT GDP Growth6 94  146  169  166  180  102  80.08 
1-yr Relative HT GDP Growth7 13  162  162  23  165  22  106.15 
High-Tech GDP LQ8 75  112  107  111  130  115  0.45 
# of HT GDP LQs Over 19 73  71  93  61  80  47  3.0 

2013-2014 Growth Comparison (by score)      
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