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Small Cities 2013

Monroe, MI Metropolitan Statistical Area

Overall Rank: 14      Population: 149,570

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 176  176  165  90  27  26  102.82 
1-yr Job Growth2 117  118  49  14  63  86  99.37 
5-yr Wages & Salaries Growth3 177  176  177  169  126  30  102.82 
1-yr Wages & Salaries Growth4 177  116  89  20  13  53  100.24 
Short-Term Job Growth5 141  142  173  141  41  34  10133.00% 
5-yr Relative HT GDP Growth6 177  57  132  75  22  34  139.43 
1-yr Relative HT GDP Growth7 176  54  25  66  111.20 
High-Tech GDP LQ8 168  124  126  136  146  121  0.42 
# of HT GDP LQs Over 19 151  148  134  129  125  82  2.0 

2012-2013 Growth Comparison (by score)      
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