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Small Cities 2015

Chambersburg-Waynesboro, PA MSA

Overall Rank: 75      Population: 154,000

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     98  69  159  97  96.42 
1-yr Job Growth2     99  31  105  118  98.91 
5-yr Wages & Salaries Growth3     125  103  89  107  95.50 
1-yr Wages & Salaries Growth4     97  105  102  123  99.07 
Short-Term Job Growth5     163  17  73  37  10098.80% 
5-yr Relative HT GDP Growth6     126  17  122  70  99.16 
1-yr Relative HT GDP Growth7     13  152  90  10  106.81 
High-Tech GDP LQ8     69  86  77  70  0.55 
# of HT GDP LQs Over 19     48  82  88  82  2.0 

2014-2015 Growth Comparison (by score)