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Large Cities 2015

Salisbury, MD-DE MSA

Overall Rank: 120      Population: 400,200

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 2015 2016 2017 Score/
Value
5-yr Job Growth1       160  127  104  100.19 
1-yr Job Growth2       124  81  102  99.44 
5-yr Wages & Salaries Growth3       159  167  55  101.15 
1-yr Wages & Salaries Growth4       100  86  145  95.25 
Short-Term Job Growth5       87  69  10059.31% 
5-yr Relative HT GDP Growth6       149  193  180  94.45 
1-yr Relative HT GDP Growth7       170  177  194  70.96 
High-Tech GDP LQ8       126  131  148  0.54 
# of HT GDP LQs Over 19       74  63  97  4.0 

2014-2015 Growth Comparison (by score)