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Large Cities 2015

Manchester-Nashua, NH MSA

Overall Rank: 100      Population: 407,761

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 121  123  143  159  123  107  100.11 
1-yr Job Growth2 147  143  130  109  107  124  98.07 
5-yr Wages & Salaries Growth3 150  114  129  142  61  175  97.94 
1-yr Wages & Salaries Growth4 145  41  143  131  12  95  98.42 
Short-Term Job Growth5 163  125  132  145  128  72  10051.04% 
5-yr Relative HT GDP Growth6 21  42  43  89  86  100.97 
1-yr Relative HT GDP Growth7 63  141  163  20  100  118  94.93 
High-Tech GDP LQ8 13  10  22  16  16  20  1.61 
# of HT GDP LQs Over 19 23  36  25  26  16  20  9.0 

2014-2015 Growth Comparison (by score)