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Small Cities 2015

East Stroudsburg, PA MSA

Overall Rank: 129      Population: 168,000

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     196  195  41  130  94.20 
1-yr Job Growth2     199  56  171  68  99.79 
5-yr Wages & Salaries Growth3     188  198  47  178  86.56 
1-yr Wages & Salaries Growth4     197  191  191  80  100.23 
Short-Term Job Growth5     142  160  150  158  9854.89% 
5-yr Relative HT GDP Growth6     195  160  131  93  95.22 
1-yr Relative HT GDP Growth7     85  127  105  149  96.83 
High-Tech GDP LQ8     18  14  12  13  1.06 
# of HT GDP LQs Over 19     125  129  135  126  1.0 

2014-2015 Growth Comparison (by score)