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Small Cities 2013

Kokomo, IN MSA

Overall Rank: 51      Population: 82,000

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 157  107  21  20  48  99.99 
1-yr Job Growth2 10  29  48  108  32  90  99.40 
5-yr Wages & Salaries Growth3 179  179  189  32  98  75  97.88 
1-yr Wages & Salaries Growth4 13  80  34  85  31  132  98.79 
Short-Term Job Growth5 74  96  97  14  10333.63% 
5-yr Relative HT GDP Growth6 140  86  32  97  58  119  88.51 
1-yr Relative HT GDP Growth7 164  55  109  196  119  95  99.43 
High-Tech GDP LQ8 136  134  31  35  38  43  0.66 
# of HT GDP LQs Over 19 93  61  48  47  48  44  3.0 

2012-2013 Growth Comparison (by score)      
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