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Small Cities 2015

Chambersburg-Waynesboro, PA MSA

Overall Rank: 102      Population: 153,851

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       98  69  159  98.11 
1-yr Job Growth2       99  31  105  96.59 
5-yr Wages & Salaries Growth3       125  103  89  99.14 
1-yr Wages & Salaries Growth4       97  105  102  95.44 
Short-Term Job Growth5       163  17  73  10026.21% 
5-yr Relative HT GDP Growth6       126  17  122  99.02 
1-yr Relative HT GDP Growth7       13  152  90  95.69 
High-Tech GDP LQ8       69  86  77  0.56 
# of HT GDP LQs Over 19       48  82  88  2.0 

2014-2015 Growth Comparison (by score)