Best-Performing Cities
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Large Cities 2015

North Port-Sarasota-Bradenton, FL MSA

Overall Rank: 6      Population: 788,457

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 2014 2015 2016 2017 Score/
Value
5-yr Job Growth1     132  20  14  102.05 
1-yr Job Growth2     13  112.19 
5-yr Wages & Salaries Growth3     199  171  71  15  102.96 
1-yr Wages & Salaries Growth4     86  19  17  22  105.79 
Short-Term Job Growth5     90  72  10323.61% 
5-yr Relative HT GDP Growth6     83  37  19  26  105.29 
1-yr Relative HT GDP Growth7     38  31  38  13  122.60 
High-Tech GDP LQ8     137  135  130  119  0.65 
# of HT GDP LQs Over 19     163  114  115  97  4.0 

2014-2015 Growth Comparison (by score)