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Missoula, MT MSA

Overall Rank: 31      Population: 117,000

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 71  54  100  70  51  54  99.45 
1-yr Job Growth2 59  47  108  78  59  46  100.15 
5-yr Wages & Salaries Growth3 71  86  100  111  33  45  101.50 
1-yr Wages & Salaries Growth4 93  94  88  73  65  25  102.28 
Short-Term Job Growth5 155  31  81  100  95  98  9950.71% 
5-yr Relative HT GDP Growth6 66  42  77  100  44  54  103.08 
1-yr Relative HT GDP Growth7 40  34  134  84  59  32  102.51 
High-Tech GDP LQ8 87  92  102  99  91  90  0.50 
# of HT GDP LQs Over 19 42  61  48  82  88  82  2.0 

2012-2013 Growth Comparison (by score)      
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