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Nassau County-Suffolk County, NY MD

Overall Rank: 133      Population: 2,862,000

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 2013 2014 2015 2016 2017 2018 Score/
Value
5-yr Job Growth1 54  53  103  124  121  138  97.27 
1-yr Job Growth2 94  113  152  142  130  130  99.48 
5-yr Wages & Salaries Growth3 61  80  94  140  122  130  96.23 
1-yr Wages & Salaries Growth4 149  146  140  148  152  93  100.41 
Short-Term Job Growth5 66  75  123  155  170  133  9945.69% 
5-yr Relative HT GDP Growth6 111  89  158  163  176  147  87.25 
1-yr Relative HT GDP Growth7 159  136  190  130  164  159  96.03 
High-Tech GDP LQ8 63  56  57  57  63  62  1.01 
# of HT GDP LQs Over 19 68  67  74  84  71  73  5.0 

2014-2015 Growth Comparison (by score)