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Small Cities 2013

Michigan City-La Porte, IN MSA

Overall Rank: 180      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 159  173  188  184  173  180  89.28 
1-yr Job Growth2 104  169  158  173  181  172  97.86 
5-yr Wages & Salaries Growth3 144  153  174  166  175  172  88.37 
1-yr Wages & Salaries Growth4 61  132  130  166  172  150  98.39 
Short-Term Job Growth5 158  131  109  199  200  189  9743.13% 
5-yr Relative HT GDP Growth6 99  137  193  199  135  182  73.50 
1-yr Relative HT GDP Growth7 70  165  156  151  184  101  99.19 
High-Tech GDP LQ8 76  93  117  117  107  114  0.42 
# of HT GDP LQs Over 19 25  23  26  20  28  20  4.0 

2012-2013 Growth Comparison (by score)      
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