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Small Cities 2013

Jackson, MI MSA

Overall Rank: 74      Population: 159,000

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 2013 2014 2015 2016 2017 2018 Score/
Value
5-yr Job Growth1 153  145  119  112  35  65  98.46 
1-yr Job Growth2 123  97  91  160  80  131  98.76 
5-yr Wages & Salaries Growth3 143  117  33  27  104  52  100.73 
1-yr Wages & Salaries Growth4 17  82  125  37  35  101.69 
Short-Term Job Growth5 141  153  143  194  102  193  9720.06% 
5-yr Relative HT GDP Growth6 149  139  139  194  10  121.95 
1-yr Relative HT GDP Growth7 74  48  72  144  33  117.75 
High-Tech GDP LQ8 149  145  163  146  144  130  0.37 
# of HT GDP LQs Over 19 134  129  125  82  48  82  2.0 

2012-2013 Growth Comparison (by score)      
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