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Newark, NJ-PA MD

Overall Rank: 162      Population: 2,507,478

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 2012 2013 2014 2015 2016 2017 Score/
Value
5-yr Job Growth1 151  153  172  180  175  162  99.02 
1-yr Job Growth2 182  127  118  131  157  168  95.11 
5-yr Wages & Salaries Growth3 154  160  151  113  152  116  99.73 
1-yr Wages & Salaries Growth4 153  168  119  36  183  138  95.86 
Short-Term Job Growth5 89  82  141  169  119  186  9835.72% 
5-yr Relative HT GDP Growth6 183  175  182  177  181  158  97.34 
1-yr Relative HT GDP Growth7 179  164  147  163  159  169  84.86 
High-Tech GDP LQ8 53  45  38  37  35  43  1.20 
# of HT GDP LQs Over 19 47  68  49  37  63  32  8.0 

2012-2013 Growth Comparison (by score)

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