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Small Cities 2013

Kankakee, IL MSA

Overall Rank: 26      Population: 110,000

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 74  95  102  120  170  88  97.01 
1-yr Job Growth2 47  150  95  172  137  19  101.13 
5-yr Wages & Salaries Growth3 107  80  106  95  100  85  97.21 
1-yr Wages & Salaries Growth4 101  23  107  106  74  137  98.71 
Short-Term Job Growth5 60  100  183  67  66  10555.99% 
5-yr Relative HT GDP Growth6 42  67  82  50  104.41 
1-yr Relative HT GDP Growth7 15  56  47  13  13  14  105.34 
High-Tech GDP LQ8 37  14  14  11  13  10  1.14 
# of HT GDP LQs Over 19 42  61  48  47  48  44  3.0 

2012-2013 Growth Comparison (by score)      
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