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Small Cities 2015

Pittsfield, MA MSA

Overall Rank: 86      Population: 126,000

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 2013 2014 2015 2016 2017 2018 Score/
Value
5-yr Job Growth1 82  85  110  144  165  150  92.99 
1-yr Job Growth2 90  99  105  101  148  115  98.98 
5-yr Wages & Salaries Growth3 137  146  156  144  85  111  95.22 
1-yr Wages & Salaries Growth4 84  144  78  118  117  78  100.30 
Short-Term Job Growth5 75  98  46  91  86  41  10085.28% 
5-yr Relative HT GDP Growth6 83  90  96  91  109  139  86.22 
1-yr Relative HT GDP Growth7 42  116  81  77  127  64  100.53 
High-Tech GDP LQ8 24  25  24  28  30  29  0.77 
# of HT GDP LQs Over 19 57  40  26  47  48  44  3.0 

2014-2015 Growth Comparison (by score)