Best-Performing Cities
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Small Cities 2015

East Stroudsburg, PA Metropolitan Statistical Area

Overall Rank: 185      Population: 166,400

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 Score/
Value
5-yr Job Growth1         196  195  88.60 
1-yr Job Growth2         199  56  99.92 
5-yr Wages & Salaries Growth3         188  198  88.60 
1-yr Wages & Salaries Growth4         197  191  94.99 
Short-Term Job Growth5         142  160  9826.00% 
5-yr Relative HT GDP Growth6         195  160  67.39 
1-yr Relative HT GDP Growth7         85  127  96.90 
High-Tech GDP LQ8         18  14  1.01 
# of HT GDP LQs Over 19         125  129  1.0 

2014-2015 Growth Comparison (by score)