Best-Performing Cities
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Large Cities 2010

Madison, WI Metropolitan Statistical Area

Overall Rank: 76      Population: 641,390

The 2010 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 2011 2012 2013 2014 2015 2016 Score/
Value
5-yr Job Growth1 51  38  41  44  77  92  99.55 
1-yr Job Growth2 15  127  151  100  94  94  100.02 
5-yr Wages & Salaries Growth3 80  81  51  46  19  35  102.82 
1-yr Wages & Salaries Growth4 57  85  35  75  151  98.45 
Short-Term Job Growth5 72  175  166  86  73  167  9895.00% 
5-yr Relative HT GDP Growth6 58  67  49  19  11  17  116.47 
1-yr Relative HT GDP Growth7 116  36  52  56  27  105.58 
High-Tech GDP LQ8 55  55  43  46  39  33  1.28 
# of HT GDP LQs Over 19 32  47  24  49  74  63  5.0 

2009-2010 Growth Comparison (by score)

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