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Large Cities 2014

Detroit-Dearborn-Livonia, MI MD

Overall Rank: 121      Population: 1,754,000

The 2014 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 181  182  131  128  122  141  96.88 
1-yr Job Growth2 89  178  149  140  143  103  99.81 
5-yr Wages & Salaries Growth3 192  187  189  83  94  114  97.42 
1-yr Wages & Salaries Growth4 14  130  166  91  80  91  100.56 
Short-Term Job Growth5 195  186  91  143  51  112  9980.65% 
5-yr Relative HT GDP Growth6 170  122  79  64  45  76  102.27 
1-yr Relative HT GDP Growth7 71  74  68  74  45  146  96.76 
High-Tech GDP LQ8 112  112  111  105  101  104  0.70 
# of HT GDP LQs Over 19 133  129  114  115  144  136  2.0 

2013-2014 Growth Comparison (by score)