Best-Performing Cities
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Large Cities 2014

Canton-Massillon, OH Metropolitan Statistical Area

Overall Rank: 161      Population: 402,980

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 179  148  125  83  69  104  99.04 
1-yr Job Growth2 142  36  54  83  146  192  97.73 
5-yr Wages & Salaries Growth3 189  190  151  113  75  45  101.19 
1-yr Wages & Salaries Growth4 161  161  16  76  58  106  99.41 
Short-Term Job Growth5 146  10  112  190  187  178  9859.00% 
5-yr Relative HT GDP Growth6 72  93  115  111  140  91.00 
1-yr Relative HT GDP Growth7 180  181  142  168  84  139  96.89 
High-Tech GDP LQ8 197  197  197  199  198  198  0.24 
# of HT GDP LQs Over 19 183  198  186  187  175  194  0.0 

2013-2014 Growth Comparison (by score)