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Large Cities 2010

St. Louis, MO-IL MSA

Overall Rank: 126      Population: 2,807,002

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 113  132  155  175  149  123  99.73 
1-yr Job Growth2 129  188  159  161  115  152  96.41 
5-yr Wages & Salaries Growth3 137  120  119  177  151  133  99.25 
1-yr Wages & Salaries Growth4 159  103  99  145  116  142  95.54 
Short-Term Job Growth5 166  129  93  153  112  150  9931.48% 
5-yr Relative HT GDP Growth6 54  98  88  123  156  25  105.38 
1-yr Relative HT GDP Growth7 114  163  165  117  124  99  100.61 
High-Tech GDP LQ8 49  53  61  64  60  64  1.02 
# of HT GDP LQs Over 19 17  50  33  56  48  40  7.0 

2009-2010 Growth Comparison (by score)

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