Best-Performing Cities
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Large Cities 2013

Atlantic City-Hammonton, NJ Metropolitan Statistical Area

Overall Rank: 194      Population: 274,220

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 184  191  188  197  200  200  86.42 
1-yr Job Growth2 128  197  169  194  200  199  95.09 
5-yr Wages & Salaries Growth3 186  187  189  191  200  200  84.57 
1-yr Wages & Salaries Growth4 182  91  191  191  191  195  95.85 
Short-Term Job Growth5 193  130  200  199  157  9923.00% 
5-yr Relative HT GDP Growth6 176  176  187  194  171  133  92.14 
1-yr Relative HT GDP Growth7 157  101  162  181  23  10  104.82 
High-Tech GDP LQ8 178  183  194  187  184  181  0.40 
# of HT GDP LQs Over 19 103  131  161  105  114  143  2.0 

2012-2013 Growth Comparison (by score)

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