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Large Cities 2009

Bridgeport-Stamford-Norwalk, CT MSA

Overall Rank: 175      Population: 950,000

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 2013 2014 2015 2016 2017 2018 Score/
Value
5-yr Job Growth1 125  135  142  131  181  175  93.95 
1-yr Job Growth2 132  131  169  156  161  195  97.54 
5-yr Wages & Salaries Growth3 129  175  179  138  172  182  89.34 
1-yr Wages & Salaries Growth4 49  159  185  166  174  173  97.47 
Short-Term Job Growth5 88  127  105  129  190  172  9893.83% 
5-yr Relative HT GDP Growth6 183  197  168  171  136  107  94.89 
1-yr Relative HT GDP Growth7 190  76  124  146  101  161  95.98 
High-Tech GDP LQ8 48  36  38  38  29  33  1.28 
# of HT GDP LQs Over 19 24  22  19  21  20  15  10.0 

2008-2009 Growth Comparison (by score)

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