Best-Performing Cities
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Small Cities 2015

Gettysburg, PA Metropolitan Statistical Area

Overall Rank: 77      Population: 102,300

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         78  98  97.04 
1-yr Job Growth2         90  180  97.39 
5-yr Wages & Salaries Growth3         101  89  97.04 
1-yr Wages & Salaries Growth4         28  91  99.24 
Short-Term Job Growth5         125  65  10031.00% 
5-yr Relative HT GDP Growth6         15  65  104.09 
1-yr Relative HT GDP Growth7         40  20  106.19 
High-Tech GDP LQ8         107  101  0.48 
# of HT GDP LQs Over 19         48  20  4.0 

2014-2015 Growth Comparison (by score)