Best-Performing Cities
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Large Cities 2009

New York-Jersey City-White Plains, NY-NJ MD

Overall Rank: 82      Population: 14,398,699

The 2009 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 2012 2013 2014 2015 2016 2017 Score/
Value
5-yr Job Growth1 26  25  42  55  59  101  100.28 
1-yr Job Growth2 45  76  86  69  72  76  101.77 
5-yr Wages & Salaries Growth3 55  70  142  148  37  137  99.23 
1-yr Wages & Salaries Growth4 66  138  127  16  81  99.24 
Short-Term Job Growth5 54  80  79  141  117  97  10022.67% 
5-yr Relative HT GDP Growth6 64  66  35  35  30  87  100.94 
1-yr Relative HT GDP Growth7 35  86  37  34  60  49  110.57 
High-Tech GDP LQ8 95  94  75  76  77  73  0.95 
# of HT GDP LQs Over 19 63  36  49  89  63  54  6.0 

2008-2009 Growth Comparison (by score)

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