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Duluth, MN-WI MSA

Overall Rank: 172      Population: 279,000

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 2013 2014 2015 2016 2017 2018 Score/
Value
5-yr Job Growth1 89  89  127  176  184  164  95.27 
1-yr Job Growth2 166  101  173  196  174  152  99.18 
5-yr Wages & Salaries Growth3 65  90  69  64  151  155  93.86 
1-yr Wages & Salaries Growth4 72  163  35  138  107  177  97.09 
Short-Term Job Growth5 180  124  140  169  81  132  9946.45% 
5-yr Relative HT GDP Growth6 156  82  48  15  71  29  112.10 
1-yr Relative HT GDP Growth7 88  12  35  12  170  95.24 
High-Tech GDP LQ8 165  165  162  156  155  162  0.45 
# of HT GDP LQs Over 19 133  129  144  115  118  112  3.0 

2012-2013 Growth Comparison (by score)

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