Best-Performing Cities
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Large Cities 2013

Wichita, KS Metropolitan Statistical Area

Overall Rank: 187      Population: 644,500

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 63  109  147  190  195  172  95.22 
1-yr Job Growth2 199  178  136  120  158  150  99.10 
5-yr Wages & Salaries Growth3 57  93  142  146  180  182  91.82 
1-yr Wages & Salaries Growth4 143  195  146  120  146  171  97.91 
Short-Term Job Growth5 73  110  167  131  192  170  9887.00% 
5-yr Relative HT GDP Growth6 33  193  199  192  191  200  54.66 
1-yr Relative HT GDP Growth7 194  30  166  89  160  179  94.75 
High-Tech GDP LQ8 14  15  23  30  1.35 
# of HT GDP LQs Over 19 87  106  133  83  37  115  3.0 

2012-2013 Growth Comparison (by score)

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