Best-Performing Cities
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Large Cities 2013

Omaha-Council Bluffs, NE-IA Metropolitan Statistical Area

Overall Rank: 119      Population: 915,560

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 33  36  40  55  102  115  98.45 
1-yr Job Growth2 96  113  114  115  118  133  99.39 
5-yr Wages & Salaries Growth3 61  63  90  68  62  103  96.95 
1-yr Wages & Salaries Growth4 40  165  145  72  65  105  99.44 
Short-Term Job Growth5 45  48  139  130  151  122  9979.00% 
5-yr Relative HT GDP Growth6 57  115  153  91  156  129  92.80 
1-yr Relative HT GDP Growth7 16  191  83  115  174  54  100.81 
High-Tech GDP LQ8 92  103  108  126  134  124  0.61 
# of HT GDP LQs Over 19 87  63  91  129  114  115  3.0 

2012-2013 Growth Comparison (by score)

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