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Large Cities 2011

Lincoln, NE MSA

Overall Rank: 85      Population: 326,921

The 2011 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 28  24  24  70  108  126  99.70 
1-yr Job Growth2 79  56  84  115  152  111  98.84 
5-yr Wages & Salaries Growth3 84  67  45  40  67  105  99.95 
1-yr Wages & Salaries Growth4 106  96  47  97  102  76  99.55 
Short-Term Job Growth5 75  141  67  120  172  42  10108.89% 
5-yr Relative HT GDP Growth6 168  89  13  39  58  56  102.58 
1-yr Relative HT GDP Growth7 158  51  161  155  56  133  91.87 
High-Tech GDP LQ8 132  73  77  80  72  85  0.84 
# of HT GDP LQs Over 19 106  109  105  89  84  97  4.0 

2010-2011 Growth Comparison (by score)

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