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Small Cities 2015

Vineland-Bridgeton, NJ MSA

Overall Rank: 152      Population: 153,000

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 155  156  193  190  82  145  93.34 
1-yr Job Growth2 159  145  197  142  149  117  98.93 
5-yr Wages & Salaries Growth3 125  135  176  187  136  154  90.75 
1-yr Wages & Salaries Growth4 152  134  180  113  170  118  99.18 
Short-Term Job Growth5 62  116  130  145  15  106  9938.06% 
5-yr Relative HT GDP Growth6 125  121  189  145  116  135  86.67 
1-yr Relative HT GDP Growth7 113  83  149  87  107  110  98.72 
High-Tech GDP LQ8 88  65  154  154  155  155  0.32 
# of HT GDP LQs Over 19 57  61  125  129  88  82  2.0 

2014-2015 Growth Comparison (by score)