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Small Cities 2013

Lewiston, ID-WA Metropolitan Statistical Area

Overall Rank: 50      Population: 62,150

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 124  115  142  102  79  101  96.82 
1-yr Job Growth2 58  134  173  16  66  85  99.40 
5-yr Wages & Salaries Growth3 115  97  96  125  99  88  96.82 
1-yr Wages & Salaries Growth4 81  43  143  158  20  98  99.15 
Short-Term Job Growth5 154  42  99  69  129  10  10297.00% 
5-yr Relative HT GDP Growth6 138  26  12  14  10  118.41 
1-yr Relative HT GDP Growth7 26  99  65  17  94  85  99.10 
High-Tech GDP LQ8 52  64  81  87  99  91  0.51 
# of HT GDP LQs Over 19 73  71  13  61  80  82  2.0 

2012-2013 Growth Comparison (by score)      
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