SALEM RANKED IN NATIONAL BEST-PERFORMING LARGE CITIES LIST
News Release from City of Salem
Posted on FlashAlert: December 20th, 2016 4:51 PM
In the 2016 Best-Performing Large Cities list, Salem, Ore. was ranked 45 out of 200 cities; 27 rankings above its highest ranking in previous years.
In the Large Cities list, Salem, Ore. is compared to significantly larger cities including Phoenix, Dallas, Los Angeles, Atlanta, Salt Lake City, and Seattle. In 2015, Salem was ranked 72.
"We are very proud of Salem's national ranking, especially when we are compared to cities that are significantly larger, with resources that we do not have like a large workforce, a research university, a commercial airport, and a well-established tech cluster. Salem's hard work is paying off," said Kristin Retherford, Salem's Urban Development Director.
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. Data on each city is available at www.best-cities.org.
For specific questions regarding economic development in Salem, please contact Kristin Retherford at firstname.lastname@example.org or 503-540-2486. Si necesita ayunda para comprender esta información, por favor llame 503-588-6178.