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Vallejo-Fairfield, CA MSA

Overall Rank: 49      Population: 445,000

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 168  114  128  62  51  52  104.26 
1-yr Job Growth2 83  24  85  23  45  82  100.05 
5-yr Wages & Salaries Growth3 93  67  44  128  71  30  106.09 
1-yr Wages & Salaries Growth4 190  42  11  112  68  20  102.85 
Short-Term Job Growth5 24  61  12  67  142  160  9908.91% 
5-yr Relative HT GDP Growth6 53  29  67  105  115  27  112.51 
1-yr Relative HT GDP Growth7 158  25  105  17  49  101.44 
High-Tech GDP LQ8 68  43  36  34  28  26  1.36 
# of HT GDP LQs Over 19 68  105  114  84  118  136  2.0 

2014-2015 Growth Comparison (by score)