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Small Cities 2015

Gettysburg, PA MSA

Overall Rank: 52      Population: 102,000

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     78  98  75  69  98.22 
1-yr Job Growth2     90  180  76  63  99.87 
5-yr Wages & Salaries Growth3     101  89  159  79  97.57 
1-yr Wages & Salaries Growth4     28  91  103  77  100.38 
Short-Term Job Growth5     125  65  27  25  10145.63% 
5-yr Relative HT GDP Growth6     15  65  40  115  90.14 
1-yr Relative HT GDP Growth7     40  20  52  144  97.13 
High-Tech GDP LQ8     107  101  94  99  0.47 
# of HT GDP LQs Over 19     48  20  15  20  4.0 

2014-2015 Growth Comparison (by score)