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Large Cities 2015

Norwich-New London, CT Metropolitan Statistical Area

Overall Rank: 185      Population: 271,860

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 151  90  91  110  143  199  88.31 
1-yr Job Growth2 176  119  179  116  179  188  97.96 
5-yr Wages & Salaries Growth3 118  120  121  159  195  198  85.95 
1-yr Wages & Salaries Growth4 72  186  184  186  192  187  97.10 
Short-Term Job Growth5 96  183  192  193  173  93  10026.00% 
5-yr Relative HT GDP Growth6 106  197  200  200  198  198  63.12 
1-yr Relative HT GDP Growth7 73  39  181  120  168  196  91.92 
High-Tech GDP LQ8 15  33  37  31  34  39  1.17 
# of HT GDP LQs Over 19 87  84  68  49  56  48  6.0 

2014-2015 Growth Comparison (by score)