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Large Cities 2014

Detroit-Dearborn-Livonia, MI MD

Overall Rank: 92      Population: 1,749,366

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 2012 2013 2014 2015 2016 2017 Score/
Value
5-yr Job Growth1 196  181  182  131  128  122  99.77 
1-yr Job Growth2 91  89  178  149  140  143  96.82 
5-yr Wages & Salaries Growth3 199  192  187  189  83  94  100.12 
1-yr Wages & Salaries Growth4 135  14  130  166  91  80  99.25 
Short-Term Job Growth5 142  195  186  91  143  51  10091.97% 
5-yr Relative HT GDP Growth6 191  170  122  79  64  45  103.42 
1-yr Relative HT GDP Growth7 163  71  74  68  74  45  111.27 
High-Tech GDP LQ8 120  112  112  111  105  101  0.74 
# of HT GDP LQs Over 19 131  133  129  114  115  144  2.0 

2013-2014 Growth Comparison (by score)