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Small Cities 2014

Sebastian-Vero Beach, FL MSA

Overall Rank: 14      Population: 151,563

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 156  161  139  59  33  14  101.70 
1-yr Job Growth2 42  63  93  27  46  22  103.09 
5-yr Wages & Salaries Growth3 159  171  171  195  123  34  100.68 
1-yr Wages & Salaries Growth4 177  127  18  143  17  46  100.44 
Short-Term Job Growth5 86  43  167  85  58  25  10148.71% 
5-yr Relative HT GDP Growth6 154  159  120  25  58  73  101.69 
1-yr Relative HT GDP Growth7 60  93  30  30  178  95  94.45 
High-Tech GDP LQ8 85  76  54  75  85  84  0.53 
# of HT GDP LQs Over 19 148  57  94  125  82  88  2.0 

2013-2014 Growth Comparison (by score)      
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