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Columbus, OH MSA

Overall Rank: 62      Population: 2,041,520

The 2013 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 65  39  18  35  42  83  100.63 
1-yr Job Growth2 50  29  55  74  84  56  103.41 
5-yr Wages & Salaries Growth3 105  71  38  23  28  70  100.69 
1-yr Wages & Salaries Growth4 70  40  17  66  70  29  104.29 
Short-Term Job Growth5 77  93  188  100  110  53  10088.90% 
5-yr Relative HT GDP Growth6 75  94  58  87  113  67  102.00 
1-yr Relative HT GDP Growth7 102  131  41  115  133  168  84.93 
High-Tech GDP LQ8 74  94  100  99  106  105  0.72 
# of HT GDP LQs Over 19 84  91  105  89  84  97  4.0 

2012-2013 Growth Comparison (by score)

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