Best-Performing Cities
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Large Cities 2015

Vallejo-Fairfield, CA MSA

Overall Rank: 64      Population: 440,207

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 2012 2013 2014 2015 2016 2017 Score/
Value
5-yr Job Growth1 173  168  114  128  62  51  101.25 
1-yr Job Growth2 134  83  24  85  23  45  104.33 
5-yr Wages & Salaries Growth3 65  93  67  44  128  71  100.67 
1-yr Wages & Salaries Growth4 197  190  42  11  112  68  100.23 
Short-Term Job Growth5 24  24  61  12  67  142  9943.93% 
5-yr Relative HT GDP Growth6 109  53  29  67  105  115  99.82 
1-yr Relative HT GDP Growth7 196  158  25  105  17  118.45 
High-Tech GDP LQ8 81  68  43  36  34  28  1.35 
# of HT GDP LQs Over 19 84  68  105  114  84  118  3.0 

2014-2015 Growth Comparison (by score)