2016 Best-Performing Cities | small-cities
Best-Performing Cities
CONNECT WITH US:
SHARE THIS:
Small Cities 2016

Napa, CA MSA

Overall Rank: 62      Population: 141,000

The 2016 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 73  39  12  11  125  21  103.90 
1-yr Job Growth2 13  22  12  38  100.54 
5-yr Wages & Salaries Growth3 97  111  83  44  109.12 
1-yr Wages & Salaries Growth4 97  36  17  40  13  66  100.74 
Short-Term Job Growth5 82  23  31  162  9851.72% 
5-yr Relative HT GDP Growth6 107  57  83  31  157  121  88.46 
1-yr Relative HT GDP Growth7 98  140  187  50  112  119  98.32 
High-Tech GDP LQ8 54  50  64  65  92  95  0.49 
# of HT GDP LQs Over 19 57  40  80  129  174  173  0.0 

2015-2016 Growth Comparison (by score)