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Large Cities 2009

Hartford-West Hartford-East Hartford, CT MSA

Overall Rank: 167      Population: 1,206,836

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 79  100  136  153  161  175  98.49 
1-yr Job Growth2 94  136  146  156  160  172  94.81 
5-yr Wages & Salaries Growth3 113  99  115  114  105  166  98.25 
1-yr Wages & Salaries Growth4 105  72  123  148  117  136  95.93 
Short-Term Job Growth5 118  90  169  115  126  146  9940.21% 
5-yr Relative HT GDP Growth6 106  77  137  137  172  140  98.31 
1-yr Relative HT GDP Growth7 68  76  127  141  176  124  93.33 
High-Tech GDP LQ8 83  66  64  69  74  68  0.98 
# of HT GDP LQs Over 19 131  161  129  89  84  71  5.0 

2008-2009 Growth Comparison (by score)

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