Best-Performing Cities
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Large Cities 2010

St. Louis, MO-IL Metropolitan Statistical Area

Overall Rank: 128      Population: 2,812,310

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 118  113  132  155  175  149  96.40 
1-yr Job Growth2 94  129  188  159  161  115  99.76 
5-yr Wages & Salaries Growth3 120  137  120  119  177  151  94.84 
1-yr Wages & Salaries Growth4 158  159  103  99  145  116  99.20 
Short-Term Job Growth5 63  166  129  93  153  112  9996.00% 
5-yr Relative HT GDP Growth6 79  54  98  88  123  156  87.58 
1-yr Relative HT GDP Growth7 52  114  163  165  117  124  97.67 
High-Tech GDP LQ8 52  49  53  61  64  60  1.01 
# of HT GDP LQs Over 19 24  17  50  33  56  48  6.0 

2009-2010 Growth Comparison (by score)

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