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Large Cities 2014

Ann Arbor, MI MSA

Overall Rank: 87      Population: 368,000

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 44  23  56  87  105  101  99.43 
1-yr Job Growth2 60  82  135  117  101  67  100.23 
5-yr Wages & Salaries Growth3 168  160  65  84  72  85  100.37 
1-yr Wages & Salaries Growth4 155  60  89  137  97  82  100.83 
Short-Term Job Growth5 84  146  157  16  18  159  9909.22% 
5-yr Relative HT GDP Growth6 164  60  42  43  54  54  106.86 
1-yr Relative HT GDP Growth7 64  23  112  41  43  145  96.83 
High-Tech GDP LQ8 59  54  51  47  41  43  1.14 
# of HT GDP LQs Over 19 68  49  26  37  32  29  8.0 

2013-2014 Growth Comparison (by score)