Best-Performing Cities
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Large Cities 2015

New Haven-Milford, CT Metropolitan Statistical Area

Overall Rank: 186      Population: 859,470

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 167  128  124  134  141  168  95.45 
1-yr Job Growth2 174  65  131  123  137  180  98.25 
5-yr Wages & Salaries Growth3 159  140  122  126  147  169  93.51 
1-yr Wages & Salaries Growth4 92  150  149  126  139  170  97.91 
Short-Term Job Growth5 109  85  104  139  119  161  9913.00% 
5-yr Relative HT GDP Growth6 196  195  194  198  157  189  76.95 
1-yr Relative HT GDP Growth7 200  60  146  141  133  198  89.03 
High-Tech GDP LQ8 50  52  52  45  62  83  0.84 
# of HT GDP LQs Over 19 32  36  50  67  74  48  6.0 

2014-2015 Growth Comparison (by score)