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Large Cities 2017

Riverside-San Bernardino-Ontario, CA MSA

Overall Rank: 20      Population: 4,527,837

Riverside-San Bernardino-Ontario, CA, gains 24 places from our previous ranking and stands at the 20th place. Its five-year job growth and one-year wage growth both stand in the Top 10. It experienced a big improvement in the one- and five-year wage growth and five-year high-tech GDP growth from the last edition.

Metro's Performance in Each Index Component

Component 2012 2013 2014 2015 2016 2017 Score/
Value
5-yr Job Growth1 189  189  108  32  13  23  101.90 
1-yr Job Growth2 150  54  11  111.12 
5-yr Wages & Salaries Growth3 167  182  186  164  82  104.18 
1-yr Wages & Salaries Growth4 187  135  112  26  28  24  105.43 
Short-Term Job Growth5 81  168  34  36  77  50  100.93% 
5-yr Relative HT GDP Growth6 28  120  119  161  141  69  101.81 
1-yr Relative HT GDP Growth7 109  94  172  127  53  79  103.28 
High-Tech GDP LQ8 93  119  131  132  126  130  0.60 
# of HT GDP LQs Over 19 47  109  163  144  143  118  3.0 

2016-2017 Growth Comparison (by score)