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Small Cities 2013

Saginaw, MI MSA

Overall Rank: 147      Population: 192,000

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 104  62  76  104  95  142  93.40 
1-yr Job Growth2 117  119  134  117  135  179  97.71 
5-yr Wages & Salaries Growth3 168  159  119  117  147  136  92.88 
1-yr Wages & Salaries Growth4 21  166  104  124  131  56  101.01 
Short-Term Job Growth5 169  39  94  33  142  157  9860.57% 
5-yr Relative HT GDP Growth6 151  127  145  33  20  49  104.50 
1-yr Relative HT GDP Growth7 155  26  148  64  42  164  95.36 
High-Tech GDP LQ8 88  94  108  90  73  79  0.52 
# of HT GDP LQs Over 19 93  94  48  47  88  82  2.0 

2012-2013 Growth Comparison (by score)      
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