Best-Performing Cities
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Large Cities 2013

Fort Wayne, IN Metropolitan Statistical Area

Overall Rank: 115      Population: 429,820

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 154  139  139  150  111  107  99.00 
1-yr Job Growth2 70  24  117  157  130  71  100.50 
5-yr Wages & Salaries Growth3 185  169  149  153  151  131  95.85 
1-yr Wages & Salaries Growth4 151  75  50  147  174  120  99.11 
Short-Term Job Growth5 13  171  85  82  10042.00% 
5-yr Relative HT GDP Growth6 53  15  32  127  184  186  78.82 
1-yr Relative HT GDP Growth7 162  62  74  187  197  186  93.23 
High-Tech GDP LQ8 89  71  63  101  103  99  0.73 
# of HT GDP LQs Over 19 103  106  50  49  56  48  6.0 

2012-2013 Growth Comparison (by score)

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