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Small Cities 2013

Springfield, OH MSA

Overall Rank: 189      Population: 135,000

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 119  77  111  138  188  175  90.46 
1-yr Job Growth2 134  24  172  184  180  133  98.73 
5-yr Wages & Salaries Growth3 147  108  137  153  161  153  90.88 
1-yr Wages & Salaries Growth4 40  105  134  156  140  136  98.73 
Short-Term Job Growth5 157  36  11  104  104  140  9877.30% 
5-yr Relative HT GDP Growth6 21  20  192  104  201  201  49.10 
1-yr Relative HT GDP Growth7 153  139  167  201  197  88.17 
High-Tech GDP LQ8 176  176  200  201  201  201  0.11 
# of HT GDP LQs Over 19 168  163  177  175  174  173  0.0 

2012-2013 Growth Comparison (by score)      
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