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Small Cities 2013

Eau Claire, WI MSA

Overall Rank: 110      Population: 166,614

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 90  67  70  68  108  126  98.96 
1-yr Job Growth2 110  48  142  112  113  117  95.79 
5-yr Wages & Salaries Growth3 75  79  59  57  29  67  99.78 
1-yr Wages & Salaries Growth4 33  103  44  131  44  43  100.56 
Short-Term Job Growth5 169  45  53  126  134  198  9651.25% 
5-yr Relative HT GDP Growth6 162  157  111  101  134  132  98.54 
1-yr Relative HT GDP Growth7 64  124  130  150  186  135  87.80 
High-Tech GDP LQ8 60  48  62  53  68  55  0.65 
# of HT GDP LQs Over 19 109  57  61  48  47  48  3.0 

2012-2013 Growth Comparison (by score)      
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