Best-Performing Cities
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Large Cities 2015

Nassau County-Suffolk County, NY Metropolitan Division

Overall Rank: 156      Population: 2,862,940

The 2015 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 72  49  54  53  103  124  97.84 
1-yr Job Growth2 46  99  94  113  152  142  99.22 
5-yr Wages & Salaries Growth3 85  58  61  80  94  140  95.35 
1-yr Wages & Salaries Growth4 61  56  149  146  140  148  98.54 
Short-Term Job Growth5 157  119  66  75  123  155  9926.00% 
5-yr Relative HT GDP Growth6 160  95  111  89  158  163  85.56 
1-yr Relative HT GDP Growth7 170  69  159  136  190  130  97.21 
High-Tech GDP LQ8 66  62  63  56  57  57  1.03 
# of HT GDP LQs Over 19 55  47  68  67  74  84  4.0 

2014-2015 Growth Comparison (by score)