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Flint, MI MSA

Overall Rank: 154      Population: 407,000

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 193  162  129  163  153  170  94.81 
1-yr Job Growth2 156  97  168  188  167  160  98.97 
5-yr Wages & Salaries Growth3 198  195  190  172  112  156  93.72 
1-yr Wages & Salaries Growth4 46  180  125  131  143  152  98.68 
Short-Term Job Growth5 56  166  139  125  164  188  9838.18% 
5-yr Relative HT GDP Growth6 18  15  23  14  48  19  114.61 
1-yr Relative HT GDP Growth7 120  60  69  16  30  102.38 
High-Tech GDP LQ8 98  107  97  85  82  83  0.84 
# of HT GDP LQs Over 19 161  129  144  84  118  88  4.0 

2013-2014 Growth Comparison (by score)