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Riverside-San Bernardino-Ontario, CA MSA

Overall Rank: 15      Population: 4,581,000

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 189  108  32  13  23  112.17 
1-yr Job Growth2 54  11  102.01 
5-yr Wages & Salaries Growth3 182  186  164  82  19  108.75 
1-yr Wages & Salaries Growth4 135  112  26  28  24  48  101.82 
Short-Term Job Growth5 168  34  36  77  50  18  10182.87% 
5-yr Relative HT GDP Growth6 120  119  161  141  69  95  97.85 
1-yr Relative HT GDP Growth7 94  172  127  53  79  28  102.62 
High-Tech GDP LQ8 119  131  132  126  130  131  0.58 
# of HT GDP LQs Over 19 109  163  144  143  118  112  3.0 

2014-2015 Growth Comparison (by score)