Best-Performing Cities
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Large Cities 2013

Davenport-Moline-Rock Island, IA-IL Metropolitan Statistical Area

Overall Rank: 192      Population: 384,580

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 2011 2012 2013 2014 2015 2016 Score/
Value
5-yr Job Growth1 128  114  101  158  172  184  94.11 
1-yr Job Growth2 103  120  127  189  192  191  97.75 
5-yr Wages & Salaries Growth3 88  71  57  57  90  134  95.67 
1-yr Wages & Salaries Growth4 98  26  74  110  176  190  96.90 
Short-Term Job Growth5 12  191  178  175  200  199  9536.00% 
5-yr Relative HT GDP Growth6 112  93  115  96  153  145  90.39 
1-yr Relative HT GDP Growth7 141  164  81  173  166  67  100.15 
High-Tech GDP LQ8 158  161  153  159  165  164  0.46 
# of HT GDP LQs Over 19 159  160  161  163  144  143  2.0 

2012-2013 Growth Comparison (by score)

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