Best-Performing Cities
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Large Cities 2013

Wilmington, DE-MD-NJ Metropolitan Division

Overall Rank: 93      Population: 723,340

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 2011 2012 2013 2014 2015 2016 Score/
Value
5-yr Job Growth1 146  144  143  137  118  91  99.60 
1-yr Job Growth2 156  116  170  81  102  96  100.01 
5-yr Wages & Salaries Growth3 170  172  148  127  106  91  97.81 
1-yr Wages & Salaries Growth4 123  120  30  133  116  119  99.11 
Short-Term Job Growth5 187  129  127  23  154  52  10082.00% 
5-yr Relative HT GDP Growth6 170  158  67  90  71  61  102.85 
1-yr Relative HT GDP Growth7 27  64  151  153  125  185  93.84 
High-Tech GDP LQ8 144  144  108  89  75  82  0.85 
# of HT GDP LQs Over 19 159  189  161  129  89  143  2.0 

2012-2013 Growth Comparison (by score)

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