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Salisbury, MD-DE MSA

Overall Rank: 114      Population: 406,000

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 2018 Score/
Value
5-yr Job Growth1     160  127  104  89  100.62 
1-yr Job Growth2     124  81  102  85  100.02 
5-yr Wages & Salaries Growth3     159  167  55  87  100.34 
1-yr Wages & Salaries Growth4     100  86  145  51  101.63 
Short-Term Job Growth5     87  69  199  9672.89% 
5-yr Relative HT GDP Growth6     149  193  180  162  84.75 
1-yr Relative HT GDP Growth7     170  177  194  84  99.63 
High-Tech GDP LQ8     126  131  148  133  0.57 
# of HT GDP LQs Over 19     74  63  97  112  3.0 

2014-2015 Growth Comparison (by score)