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Large Cities 2008

Peoria, IL MSA

Overall Rank: 191      Population: 376,246

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 2012 2013 2014 2015 2016 2017 Score/
Value
5-yr Job Growth1 74  69  183  185  192  199  96.78 
1-yr Job Growth2 26  38  200  198  193  197  88.90 
5-yr Wages & Salaries Growth3 99  49  16  128  127  184  97.45 
1-yr Wages & Salaries Growth4 137  200  186  150  94.89 
Short-Term Job Growth5 27  200  199  196  191  160  9907.55% 
5-yr Relative HT GDP Growth6 35  11  52  90  152  72  101.65 
1-yr Relative HT GDP Growth7 74  39  194  196  131  151  88.69 
High-Tech GDP LQ8 136  139  152  156  163  152  0.52 
# of HT GDP LQs Over 19 160  186  187  175  177  178  1.0