Best-Performing Cities
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Large Cities 2014

Ann Arbor, MI Metropolitan Statistical Area

Overall Rank: 58      Population: 358,880

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 141  93  44  23  56  87  99.72 
1-yr Job Growth2 46  60  82  135  117  99.69 
5-yr Wages & Salaries Growth3 192  183  168  160  65  84  98.11 
1-yr Wages & Salaries Growth4 97  66  155  60  89  137  98.73 
Short-Term Job Growth5 166  18  84  146  157  16  10199.00% 
5-yr Relative HT GDP Growth6 190  175  164  60  42  43  106.61 
1-yr Relative HT GDP Growth7 70  165  64  23  112  41  101.56 
High-Tech GDP LQ8 61  61  59  54  51  47  1.11 
# of HT GDP LQs Over 19 70  63  68  49  26  37  7.0 

2013-2014 Growth Comparison (by score)