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Trenton, NJ MSA

Overall Rank: 66      Population: 375,000

The 2011 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 26  50  107  89  84  82  101.31 
1-yr Job Growth2 89  91  108  45  81  107  99.77 
5-yr Wages & Salaries Growth3 42  32  43  57  168  123  96.76 
1-yr Wages & Salaries Growth4 83  69  94  180  132  87  100.70 
Short-Term Job Growth5 26  122  94  88  103  10223.92% 
5-yr Relative HT GDP Growth6 35  129  138  88  107  84  100.18 
1-yr Relative HT GDP Growth7 26  84  186  55  70  109  98.52 
High-Tech GDP LQ8 33  33  35  32  33  25  1.37 
# of HT GDP LQs Over 19 36  25  56  48  54  51  6.0 

2010-2011 Growth Comparison (by score)

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