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Large Cities 2014

New Haven-Milford, CT MSA

Overall Rank: 178      Population: 856,875

The 2014 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 128  124  134  141  168  171  98.80 
1-yr Job Growth2 65  131  123  137  180  176  94.49 
5-yr Wages & Salaries Growth3 140  122  126  147  169  174  97.96 
1-yr Wages & Salaries Growth4 150  149  126  139  170  170  92.71 
Short-Term Job Growth5 85  104  139  119  161  173  9876.70% 
5-yr Relative HT GDP Growth6 195  194  198  157  189  156  97.46 
1-yr Relative HT GDP Growth7 60  146  141  133  198  154  88.36 
High-Tech GDP LQ8 52  52  45  62  83  80  0.89 
# of HT GDP LQs Over 19 36  50  67  74  48  40  7.0 

2013-2014 Growth Comparison (by score)