Best-Performing Cities
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Small Cities 2013

Lima, OH MSA

Overall Rank: 165      Population: 103,742

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 155  147  120  168  154  114  99.21 
1-yr Job Growth2 84  126  104  184  111  146  93.38 
5-yr Wages & Salaries Growth3 164  150  127  95  125  154  97.24 
1-yr Wages & Salaries Growth4 100  63  89  126  160  137  92.71 
Short-Term Job Growth5 36  172  83  45  19  120  9950.43% 
5-yr Relative HT GDP Growth6 123  117  115  160  19  168  95.55 
1-yr Relative HT GDP Growth7 146  161  42  49  44  177  74.84 
High-Tech GDP LQ8 131  114  119  144  135  134  0.39 
# of HT GDP LQs Over 19 109  57  61  80  82  88  2.0 

2012-2013 Growth Comparison (by score)      
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