Best-Performing Cities
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Small Cities 2013

Sandusky, OH MSA

Overall Rank: 170      Population: 76,048

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 2010 2011 2012 2013 2014 Score/
Value
5-yr Job Growth1   163  141  106  111  98  98.15 
1-yr Job Growth2   112  11  176  81  101.18 
5-yr Wages & Salaries Growth3   176  172  171  164  141  102.73 
1-yr Wages & Salaries Growth4   161  152  25  52  138  101.70 
Short-Term Job Growth5   58  20  58  156  97.90% 
5-yr Relative HT GDP Growth6   174  175  176  168  178  59.49 
1-yr Relative HT GDP Growth7   147  125  131  80  169  90.05 
High-Tech GDP LQ8   167  168  176  170  175  0.18 
# of HT GDP LQs Over 19   114  42  109  93  163  0.0 

2012-2013 Growth Comparison (by score)      
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