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Bridgeport-Stamford-Norwalk, CT MSA

Overall Rank: 168      Population: 944,177

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 115  125  135  142  131  181  98.36 
1-yr Job Growth2 121  132  131  169  156  161  95.60 
5-yr Wages & Salaries Growth3 127  129  175  179  138  172  98.10 
1-yr Wages & Salaries Growth4 23  49  159  185  166  174  92.16 
Short-Term Job Growth5 171  88  127  105  129  190  9811.46% 
5-yr Relative HT GDP Growth6 139  183  197  168  171  136  98.57 
1-yr Relative HT GDP Growth7 72  190  76  124  146  101  99.95 
High-Tech GDP LQ8 46  48  36  38  38  29  1.35 
# of HT GDP LQs Over 19 47  24  22  19  21  20  9.0 

2012-2013 Growth Comparison (by score)

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