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Las Vegas-Henderson-Paradise, NV MSA

Overall Rank: 23      Population: 2,204,000

The 2015 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 2013 2014 2015 2016 2017 2018 Score/
Value
5-yr Job Growth1 197  195  75  31  34  18  108.32 
1-yr Job Growth2 73  33  16  22  22  18  101.30 
5-yr Wages & Salaries Growth3 194  198  199  174  69  45  104.04 
1-yr Wages & Salaries Growth4 174  122  69  49  85  19  102.90 
Short-Term Job Growth5 89  27  46  40  23  20  10162.71% 
5-yr Relative HT GDP Growth6 172  148  100  60  60  33  111.55 
1-yr Relative HT GDP Growth7 87  81  39  78  46  108  98.55 
High-Tech GDP LQ8 187  180  175  179  171  163  0.45 
# of HT GDP LQs Over 19 161  163  175  177  144  136  2.0 

2014-2015 Growth Comparison (by score)