Best-Performing Cities
CONNECT WITH US:
SHARE THIS:
Small Cities 2014

Johnstown, PA MSA

Overall Rank: 173      Population: 134,732

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 80  96  152  191  197  182  97.06 
1-yr Job Growth2 85  161  171  189  188  198  85.48 
5-yr Wages & Salaries Growth3 79  70  98  171  191  179  95.83 
1-yr Wages & Salaries Growth4 80  116  171  190  180  192  83.41 
Short-Term Job Growth5 164  105  102  143  187  145  9892.29% 
5-yr Relative HT GDP Growth6 60  45  71  100  187  67  102.02 
1-yr Relative HT GDP Growth7 112  129  143  157  91  91  95.54 
High-Tech GDP LQ8 17  16  12  13  15  1.22 
# of HT GDP LQs Over 19 27  25  40  10  15  5.0 

2013-2014 Growth Comparison (by score)      
2014  
2013  

FusionCharts.