Best-Performing Cities
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Large Cities 2010

Madison, WI MSA

Overall Rank: 58      Population: 648,929

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 2012 2013 2014 2015 2016 2017 Score/
Value
5-yr Job Growth1 38  41  44  77  92  111  100.04 
1-yr Job Growth2 127  151  100  94  94  90  100.25 
5-yr Wages & Salaries Growth3 81  51  46  19  35  44  101.40 
1-yr Wages & Salaries Growth4 85  35  75  151  31  104.20 
Short-Term Job Growth5 175  166  86  73  167  147  9938.65% 
5-yr Relative HT GDP Growth6 67  49  19  11  17  33  104.28 
1-yr Relative HT GDP Growth7 36  52  56  27  21  117.73 
High-Tech GDP LQ8 55  43  46  39  33  35  1.28 
# of HT GDP LQs Over 19 47  24  49  74  63  54  6.0 

2009-2010 Growth Comparison (by score)

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