Best-Performing Cities
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Large Cities 2015

Utica-Rome, NY Metropolitan Statistical Area

Overall Rank: 195      Population: 295,600

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 2011 2012 2013 2014 2015 2016 Score/
Value
5-yr Job Growth1 83  68  111  165  198  197  89.65 
1-yr Job Growth2 56  175  192  193  196  181  98.19 
5-yr Wages & Salaries Growth3 91  61  90  125  152  192  88.54 
1-yr Wages & Salaries Growth4 15  88  196  193  159  198  95.62 
Short-Term Job Growth5 93  21  158  179  170  184  9823.00% 
5-yr Relative HT GDP Growth6 183  171  179  196  194  191  75.75 
1-yr Relative HT GDP Growth7 181  183  192  199  150  104  98.60 
High-Tech GDP LQ8 76  80  92  103  117  112  0.66 
# of HT GDP LQs Over 19 42  63  50  67  74  63  5.0 

2014-2015 Growth Comparison (by score)