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Small Cities 2015

East Stroudsburg, PA MSA

Overall Rank: 128      Population: 166,098

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       196  195  41  100.37 
1-yr Job Growth2       199  56  171  91.43 
5-yr Wages & Salaries Growth3       188  198  47  100.22 
1-yr Wages & Salaries Growth4       197  191  191  83.82 
Short-Term Job Growth5       142  160  150  9859.67% 
5-yr Relative HT GDP Growth6       195  160  131  98.56 
1-yr Relative HT GDP Growth7       85  127  105  92.69 
High-Tech GDP LQ8       18  14  12  1.13 
# of HT GDP LQs Over 19       125  129  135  1.0 

2014-2015 Growth Comparison (by score)