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Fort Wayne, IN MSA

Overall Rank: 128      Population: 431,802

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 139  139  150  111  107  146  99.36 
1-yr Job Growth2 24  117  157  130  71  132  97.54 
5-yr Wages & Salaries Growth3 169  149  153  151  131  87  100.34 
1-yr Wages & Salaries Growth4 75  50  147  174  120  133  96.18 
Short-Term Job Growth5 13  171  85  82  95  10023.47% 
5-yr Relative HT GDP Growth6 15  32  127  184  186  133  98.79 
1-yr Relative HT GDP Growth7 62  74  187  197  186  179  80.93 
High-Tech GDP LQ8 71  63  101  103  99  106  0.72 
# of HT GDP LQs Over 19 106  50  49  56  48  54  6.0 

2012-2013 Growth Comparison (by score)

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