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Small Cities 2013

Racine, WI Metropolitan Statistical Area

Overall Rank: 133      Population: 195,080

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 145  131  131  144  122  121  95.64 
1-yr Job Growth2 94  65  102  159  89  159  98.22 
5-yr Wages & Salaries Growth3 161  152  140  126  147  92  95.64 
1-yr Wages & Salaries Growth4 157  58  33  73  174  108  98.85 
Short-Term Job Growth5 110  113  165  46  175  168  9780.00% 
5-yr Relative HT GDP Growth6 154  144  86  84  37  168  107.20 
1-yr Relative HT GDP Growth7 150  19  14  160  126  34  103.13 
High-Tech GDP LQ8 142  148  114  142  150  139  0.36 
# of HT GDP LQs Over 19 110  37  93  94  80  82  2.0 

2012-2013 Growth Comparison (by score)      
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