Best-Performing Cities
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Large Cities 2014

Detroit-Dearborn-Livonia, MI Metropolitan Division

Overall Rank: 111      Population: 1,759,340

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 2011 2012 2013 2014 2015 2016 Score/
Value
5-yr Job Growth1 200  196  181  182  131  128  97.51 
1-yr Job Growth2 130  91  89  178  149  140  99.26 
5-yr Wages & Salaries Growth3 199  199  192  187  189  83  98.13 
1-yr Wages & Salaries Growth4 197  135  14  130  166  91  99.60 
Short-Term Job Growth5 135  142  195  186  91  143  9945.00% 
5-yr Relative HT GDP Growth6 197  191  170  122  79  64  102.55 
1-yr Relative HT GDP Growth7 101  163  71  74  68  74  99.70 
High-Tech GDP LQ8 110  120  112  112  111  105  0.70 
# of HT GDP LQs Over 19 130  131  133  129  114  115  3.0 

2013-2014 Growth Comparison (by score)