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Large Cities 2014

Flint, MI MSA

Overall Rank: 139      Population: 408,615

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 193  193  162  129  163  153  99.26 
1-yr Job Growth2 111  156  97  168  188  167  95.17 
5-yr Wages & Salaries Growth3 200  198  195  190  172  112  99.82 
1-yr Wages & Salaries Growth4 185  46  180  125  131  143  95.44 
Short-Term Job Growth5 83  56  166  139  125  164  9899.06% 
5-yr Relative HT GDP Growth6 13  18  15  23  14  48  103.28 
1-yr Relative HT GDP Growth7 93  120  60  69  16  118.84 
High-Tech GDP LQ8 96  98  107  97  85  82  0.87 
# of HT GDP LQs Over 19 106  161  129  144  84  118  3.0 

2013-2014 Growth Comparison (by score)