Best-Performing Cities
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Large Cities 2015

Rockingham County-Strafford County, NH MD

Overall Rank: 29      Population: 430,679

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 2012 2013 2014 2015 2016 2017 Score/
Value
5-yr Job Growth1 57  66  84  93  96  80  100.71 
1-yr Job Growth2 110  123  136  104  76  89  100.25 
5-yr Wages & Salaries Growth3 122  128  83  51  41  66  100.82 
1-yr Wages & Salaries Growth4 31  106  82  95  26  52  101.99 
Short-Term Job Growth5 106  120  178  26  19  16  10158.32% 
5-yr Relative HT GDP Growth6 58  62  36  19  59  76  101.35 
1-yr Relative HT GDP Growth7 111  185  29  18  128  37  112.50 
High-Tech GDP LQ8 54  50  51  49  49  48  1.12 
# of HT GDP LQs Over 19 23  12  15  12  21  13  11.0 

2014-2015 Growth Comparison (by score)