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Small Cities 2012

Columbus, IN MSA

Overall Rank: 9      Population: 81,402

The 2012 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 27  10  100  99.42 
1-yr Job Growth2 111  23  27  13  105.13 
5-yr Wages & Salaries Growth3 100  33  14  23  101.00 
1-yr Wages & Salaries Growth4 16  178  31  113.95 
Short-Term Job Growth5 32  10  54  10271.72% 
5-yr Relative HT GDP Growth6 91  102  29  10  54  147  97.72 
1-yr Relative HT GDP Growth7 122  21  23  190  49  105.28 
High-Tech GDP LQ8 70  59  47  47  58  56  0.65 
# of HT GDP LQs Over 19 71  42  23  26  20  15  5.0 

2011-2012 Growth Comparison (by score)      
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