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St. Louis, MO-IL MSA

Overall Rank: 130      Population: 2,807,000

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 2013 2014 2015 2016 2017 2018 Score/
Value
5-yr Job Growth1 132  155  175  149  123  132  97.41 
1-yr Job Growth2 188  159  161  115  152  135  99.44 
5-yr Wages & Salaries Growth3 120  119  177  151  133  137  95.73 
1-yr Wages & Salaries Growth4 103  99  145  116  142  141  99.11 
Short-Term Job Growth5 129  93  153  112  150  141  9930.22% 
5-yr Relative HT GDP Growth6 98  88  123  156  25  118  91.76 
1-yr Relative HT GDP Growth7 163  165  117  124  99  57  101.08 
High-Tech GDP LQ8 53  61  64  60  64  67  0.97 
# of HT GDP LQs Over 19 50  33  56  48  40  39  7.0 

2009-2010 Growth Comparison (by score)

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