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Small Cities 2010

Missoula, MT Metropolitan Statistical Area

Overall Rank: 68      Population: 114,180

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 63  86  71  54  100  70  98.60 
1-yr Job Growth2 98  98  59  47  108  78  99.48 
5-yr Wages & Salaries Growth3 47  72  71  86  100  111  98.60 
1-yr Wages & Salaries Growth4 49  146  93  94  88  73  99.58 
Short-Term Job Growth5 132  152  155  31  81  100  9964.00% 
5-yr Relative HT GDP Growth6 80  93  66  42  77  100  100.20 
1-yr Relative HT GDP Growth7 153  163  40  34  134  84  99.10 
High-Tech GDP LQ8 100  99  87  92  102  99  0.49 
# of HT GDP LQs Over 19 110  37  42  61  48  82  2.0 

2009-2010 Growth Comparison (by score)      
2010  
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