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Large Cities 2009

Hartford-West Hartford-East Hartford, CT MSA

Overall Rank: 171      Population: 1,210,000

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 100  136  153  161  175  173  94.47 
1-yr Job Growth2 136  146  156  160  172  172  98.77 
5-yr Wages & Salaries Growth3 99  115  114  105  166  161  93.22 
1-yr Wages & Salaries Growth4 72  123  148  117  136  175  97.34 
Short-Term Job Growth5 90  169  115  126  146  99  9990.06% 
5-yr Relative HT GDP Growth6 77  137  137  172  140  170  83.35 
1-yr Relative HT GDP Growth7 76  127  141  176  124  156  96.35 
High-Tech GDP LQ8 66  64  69  74  68  71  0.92 
# of HT GDP LQs Over 19 161  129  89  84  71  73  5.0 

2008-2009 Growth Comparison (by score)

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