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Large Cities 2009

Peoria, IL MSA

Overall Rank: 199      Population: 374,000

The 2009 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 69  183  185  192  199  199  85.18 
1-yr Job Growth2 38  200  198  193  197  190  97.81 
5-yr Wages & Salaries Growth3 49  16  128  127  184  195  85.07 
1-yr Wages & Salaries Growth4 200  186  150  191  95.87 
Short-Term Job Growth5 200  199  196  191  160  191  9826.74% 
5-yr Relative HT GDP Growth6 11  52  90  152  72  197  70.63 
1-yr Relative HT GDP Growth7 39  194  196  131  151  189  92.37 
High-Tech GDP LQ8 139  152  156  163  152  167  0.44 
# of HT GDP LQs Over 19 186  187  175  177  178  136  2.0 

2008-2009 Growth Comparison (by score)

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