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Large Cities 2015

Atlantic City-Hammonton, NJ MSA

Overall Rank: 188      Population: 270,991

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 191  188  197  200  200  174  98.58 
1-yr Job Growth2 197  169  194  200  199  198  87.65 
5-yr Wages & Salaries Growth3 187  189  191  200  200  199  94.85 
1-yr Wages & Salaries Growth4 91  191  191  191  195  200  82.04 
Short-Term Job Growth5 130  200  199  157  120  9986.58% 
5-yr Relative HT GDP Growth6 176  187  194  171  133  98  100.65 
1-yr Relative HT GDP Growth7 101  162  181  23  10  56  107.43 
High-Tech GDP LQ8 183  194  187  184  181  173  0.43 
# of HT GDP LQs Over 19 131  161  105  114  143  144  2.0 

2014-2015 Growth Comparison (by score)