Best-Performing Cities
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Large Cities 2009

Bridgeport-Stamford-Norwalk, CT Metropolitan Statistical Area

Overall Rank: 146      Population: 948,050

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 2011 2012 2013 2014 2015 2016 Score/
Value
5-yr Job Growth1 149  115  125  135  142  131  97.41 
1-yr Job Growth2 148  121  132  131  169  156  98.98 
5-yr Wages & Salaries Growth3 141  127  129  175  179  138  95.40 
1-yr Wages & Salaries Growth4 188  23  49  159  185  166  98.06 
Short-Term Job Growth5 107  171  88  127  105  129  9970.00% 
5-yr Relative HT GDP Growth6 128  139  183  197  168  171  84.16 
1-yr Relative HT GDP Growth7 171  72  190  76  124  146  96.41 
High-Tech GDP LQ8 38  46  48  36  38  38  1.22 
# of HT GDP LQs Over 19 70  47  24  22  19  21  8.0 

2008-2009 Growth Comparison (by score)

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