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Small Cities 2013

Springfield, OH MSA

Overall Rank: 195      Population: 134,786

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 2012 2013 2014 2015 2016 2017 Score/
Value
5-yr Job Growth1 122  119  77  111  138  188  96.53 
1-yr Job Growth2 29  134  24  172  184  180  89.99 
5-yr Wages & Salaries Growth3 158  147  108  137  153  161  97.00 
1-yr Wages & Salaries Growth4 170  40  105  134  156  140  92.55 
Short-Term Job Growth5 107  157  36  11  104  104  9975.61% 
5-yr Relative HT GDP Growth6 21  20  192  104  201  58.51 
1-yr Relative HT GDP Growth7 153  139  167  201  35.36 
High-Tech GDP LQ8 39  176  176  200  201  201  0.12 
# of HT GDP LQs Over 19 109  168  163  177  175  174  0.0 

2012-2013 Growth Comparison (by score)      
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