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Wilmington, DE-MD-NJ MD

Overall Rank: 161      Population: 725,000

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 143  137  118  91  165  123  97.99 
1-yr Job Growth2 170  81  102  96  119  178  98.68 
5-yr Wages & Salaries Growth3 148  127  106  91  171  167  92.58 
1-yr Wages & Salaries Growth4 30  133  116  119  125  182  96.87 
Short-Term Job Growth5 127  23  154  52  90  75  10022.05% 
5-yr Relative HT GDP Growth6 67  90  71  61  200  192  75.45 
1-yr Relative HT GDP Growth7 151  153  125  185  191  87  99.37 
High-Tech GDP LQ8 108  89  75  82  136  125  0.61 
# of HT GDP LQs Over 19 161  129  89  143  118  88  4.0 

2012-2013 Growth Comparison (by score)

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