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Large Cities 2015

Orlando-Kissimmee-Sanford, FL MSA

Overall Rank: 7      Population: 2,441,257

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 2012 2013 2014 2015 2016 2017 Score/
Value
5-yr Job Growth1 133  136  76  22  17  102.42 
1-yr Job Growth2 86  40  21  10  10  12  109.71 
5-yr Wages & Salaries Growth3 158  172  164  119  40  18  102.69 
1-yr Wages & Salaries Growth4 125  108  26  42  21  19  106.29 
Short-Term Job Growth5 117  45  12  12  10176.34% 
5-yr Relative HT GDP Growth6 118  157  157  136  95  22  105.43 
1-yr Relative HT GDP Growth7 65  135  148  85  62  78  103.32 
High-Tech GDP LQ8 73  77  83  85  89  81  0.89 
# of HT GDP LQs Over 19 63  68  83  89  48  71  5.0 

2014-2015 Growth Comparison (by score)