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Large Cities 2008

Ogden-Clearfield, UT MSA

Overall Rank: 21      Population: 667,000

The 2008 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 57  41  44  30  48  26  106.59 
1-yr Job Growth2 36  52  43  13  30  16  101.37 
5-yr Wages & Salaries Growth3 50  63  79  77  53  43  104.07 
1-yr Wages & Salaries Growth4 57  88  62  46  64  25  102.50 
Short-Term Job Growth5 68  112  28  34  89  10007.47% 
5-yr Relative HT GDP Growth6 13  11  170  109  64  104.54 
1-yr Relative HT GDP Growth7 24  19  50  29  113  113.59 
High-Tech GDP LQ8 105  88  102  92  92  90  0.79 
# of HT GDP LQs Over 19 109  83  144  115  97  88  4.0