Welcome! Login | Register
 

UPDATED: Cumberland Woman Hit & Killed by Peter Pan Bus in Providence’s Kennedy Plaza—UPDATED: Cumberland Woman Hit & Killed by Peter…

EDITORIAL: Kudos to Governor Chafee, Now It’s Raimondo‚Äôs Turn—EDITORIAL: Kudos to Governor Chafee, Now its Governor…

Central Italy Earthquake Kills At Least 38 People—Central Italy Earthquake Kills At Least 38 People

PC’s “Welcome Class of 2020” Social Media Video Breaks School Viewership Record—PC's "Welcome Class of 2020" Social Media Video…

MUST SEE: Amazing Drone Video of Newport—MUST SEE: Amazing Drone Video of Newport

Newport Manners & Etiquette: Good Guests Bad Guests—Newport Manners & Etiquette: Good Guests Bad Guests

Warwick North Loses 3-2 Heartbreaker to Iowa in Little League World Series—NEW: Warwick North Loses 3-2 Heartbreaker to Iowa…

Chef Walter’s Flavors + Knowledge: Roasted Squab With Figs and Porcini—Chef Walter's Flavors + Knowledge: Roasted Squab With…

Dept. of Health Recommends Closing Scarborough & Bristol Town Beach for Swimming—Dept. of Health Recommends Closing Scarborough & Bristol…

Rhode Island Ranked 39th in the U.S. for Women’s Equality—Rhode Island Ranked 39th in the U.S. for…

 
 

Providence Ranked 94th Out of 102 Cities for Economic Ranking

Tuesday, November 13, 2012

 

The new is bad. Just plain bad for Mayor Angel Taveras and the City of Providence.

Providence ranks 94th among all U.S. cities in a new index tracking the economic strength of the nation's largest metro areas. What is worse? Only 102 cities were ranked.

The bottom three - Riverside, CA (100), Las Vegas (101) and Tampa St. Pete (102).

Oklahoma City was ranked first in the country and Boston ranked ninth. 

The report was developed by a coalition of business journals.

Providence Rank:

Rank 94

Metro Providence

Overall score 28.615

Short-term score 28.911

Short-term rank 91

Long-term score 28.317

Long-term rank 87

5-year private-sector growth -6.60%

1-year private-sector growth 0.67%

Unemployment rate 9.8%

Earnings per worker $817.23

5-year earnings growth 9.41%

1-year earnings growth 4.80%

5-year house appreciation -22.58%

1-year house appreciation -2.08%
 

 

Enjoy this post? Share it with others.

 
 
:!