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Large Cities 2015

Norwich-New London, CT MSA

Overall Rank: 177      Population: 269,801

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 90  91  110  143  199  144  99.37 
1-yr Job Growth2 119  179  116  179  188  196  90.01 
5-yr Wages & Salaries Growth3 120  121  159  195  198  191  96.41 
1-yr Wages & Salaries Growth4 186  184  186  192  187  197  85.11 
Short-Term Job Growth5 183  192  193  173  93  93  10027.08% 
5-yr Relative HT GDP Growth6 197  200  200  198  198  182  94.14 
1-yr Relative HT GDP Growth7 39  181  120  168  196  185  77.80 
High-Tech GDP LQ8 33  37  31  34  39  39  1.25 
# of HT GDP LQs Over 19 84  68  49  56  48  97  4.0 

2014-2015 Growth Comparison (by score)