Best-Performing Cities
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Small Cities 2015

Gettysburg, PA MSA

Overall Rank: 63      Population: 102,180

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       78  98  75  99.71 
1-yr Job Growth2       90  180  76  98.25 
5-yr Wages & Salaries Growth3       101  89  159  97.04 
1-yr Wages & Salaries Growth4       28  91  103  95.39 
Short-Term Job Growth5       125  65  27  10148.45% 
5-yr Relative HT GDP Growth6       15  65  40  103.70 
1-yr Relative HT GDP Growth7       40  20  52  104.80 
High-Tech GDP LQ8       107  101  94  0.49 
# of HT GDP LQs Over 19       48  20  15  5.0 

2014-2015 Growth Comparison (by score)