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Small Cities 2014

Ocean City, NJ MSA

Overall Rank: 150      Population: 94,430

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 138  143  116  148  132  177  97.58 
1-yr Job Growth2 163  84  67  36  52  112  95.98 
5-yr Wages & Salaries Growth3 154  154  148  177  185  113  98.69 
1-yr Wages & Salaries Growth4 101  176  164  139  135  175  88.42 
Short-Term Job Growth5 63  35  10393.05% 
5-yr Relative HT GDP Growth6 147  130  168  131  180  94.06 
1-yr Relative HT GDP Growth7 177  56  179  53  56  104.45 
High-Tech GDP LQ8 175  163  171  180  180  182  0.24 
# of HT GDP LQs Over 19 109  134  163  177  175  174  0.0 

2013-2014 Growth Comparison (by score)      
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