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Small Cities 2010

Grand Forks, ND-MN Metropolitan Statistical Area

Overall Rank: 112      Population: 102,450

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 47  40  22  17  40  82  98.13 
1-yr Job Growth2 46  71  23  100  115  152  98.31 
5-yr Wages & Salaries Growth3 64  40  32  17  15  25  98.13 
1-yr Wages & Salaries Growth4 18  55  70  12  84  39  100.49 
Short-Term Job Growth5 19  87  127  151  49  120  9917.00% 
5-yr Relative HT GDP Growth6 69  128  122  114  85  120  93.57 
1-yr Relative HT GDP Growth7 73  171  73  58  21  180  91.90 
High-Tech GDP LQ8 130  142  145  147  147  158  0.33 
# of HT GDP LQs Over 19 151  148  168  163  125  175  0.0 

2009-2010 Growth Comparison (by score)      
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