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Small Cities 2010

Bloomington, IL MSA

Overall Rank: 186      Population: 188,644

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 53  53  111  179  179  190  96.21 
1-yr Job Growth2 144  113  162  198  112  189  88.86 
5-yr Wages & Salaries Growth3 31  35  29  40  134  141  97.97 
1-yr Wages & Salaries Growth4 46  107  60  80  195  151  91.48 
Short-Term Job Growth5 118  160  176  121  198  63  10038.44% 
5-yr Relative HT GDP Growth6 59  93  131  164  198  189  91.41 
1-yr Relative HT GDP Growth7 138  138  118  169  36  166  79.57 
High-Tech GDP LQ8 42  43  58  76  81  172  0.28 
# of HT GDP LQs Over 19 109  93  61  80  129  174  0.0 

2009-2010 Growth Comparison (by score)      
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