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Madison, WI MSA

Overall Rank: 72      Population: 654,000

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 2013 2014 2015 2016 2017 2018 Score/
Value
5-yr Job Growth1 41  44  77  92  111  96  100.10 
1-yr Job Growth2 151  100  94  94  90  142  99.33 
5-yr Wages & Salaries Growth3 51  46  19  35  44  40  104.48 
1-yr Wages & Salaries Growth4 35  75  151  31  49  101.74 
Short-Term Job Growth5 166  86  73  167  147  121  9970.60% 
5-yr Relative HT GDP Growth6 49  19  11  17  33  17  114.83 
1-yr Relative HT GDP Growth7 52  56  27  21  113  98.36 
High-Tech GDP LQ8 43  46  39  33  35  34  1.27 
# of HT GDP LQs Over 19 24  49  74  63  54  51  6.0 

2010-2011 Growth Comparison (by score)

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