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Small Cities 2011

Bloomington, IN MSA

Overall Rank: 119      Population: 166,336

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 77  72  97  165  166  121  99.06 
1-yr Job Growth2 158  132  110  147  178  150  93.15 
5-yr Wages & Salaries Growth3 87  66  75  79  140  20  101.19 
1-yr Wages & Salaries Growth4 137  111  121  129  130  104  95.38 
Short-Term Job Growth5 109  153  113  197  188  174  9818.43% 
5-yr Relative HT GDP Growth6 10  20  26  177  188  176  94.70 
1-yr Relative HT GDP Growth7 85  37  80  176  141  193  66.67 
High-Tech GDP LQ8 1.71 
# of HT GDP LQs Over 19 18  25  61  48  47  48  3.0 

2010-2011 Growth Comparison (by score)      
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