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Stockton-Lodi, CA MSA

Overall Rank: 34      Population: 745,000

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 2013 2014 2015 2016 2017 2018 Score/
Value
5-yr Job Growth1 194  168  94  37  30  15  108.94 
1-yr Job Growth2 109  22  33  26  24  102.28 
5-yr Wages & Salaries Growth3 166  180  176  171  26  107.01 
1-yr Wages & Salaries Growth4 180  148  45  88  53  28  102.38 
Short-Term Job Growth5 22  66  65  22  141  28  10134.66% 
5-yr Relative HT GDP Growth6 137  106  113  124  123  73  102.57 
1-yr Relative HT GDP Growth7 179  137  13  122  44  121  97.90 
High-Tech GDP LQ8 179  191  182  185  182  187  0.36 
# of HT GDP LQs Over 19 161  187  175  177  193  191  0.0 

2014-2015 Growth Comparison (by score)