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Camden, NJ MD

Overall Rank: 106      Population: 1,252,000

The 2013 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 163  187  194  183  89  114  98.69 
1-yr Job Growth2 147  165  187  80  142  42  100.66 
5-yr Wages & Salaries Growth3 162  166  175  189  107  150  94.34 
1-yr Wages & Salaries Growth4 195  150  114  188  180  109  99.99 
Short-Term Job Growth5 119  167  150  69  140  88  10008.31% 
5-yr Relative HT GDP Growth6 124  170  139  117  145  112  93.95 
1-yr Relative HT GDP Growth7 160  198  45  90  111  174  95.01 
High-Tech GDP LQ8 77  86  84  86  90  88  0.80 
# of HT GDP LQs Over 19 36  25  56  63  40  73  5.0 

2012-2013 Growth Comparison (by score)

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