Best-Performing Cities
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Large Cities 2014

Indianapolis-Carmel-Anderson, IN MSA

Overall Rank: 79      Population: 2,004,230

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 84  51  46  45  52  73  100.79 
1-yr Job Growth2 76  25  71  83  75  64  102.81 
5-yr Wages & Salaries Growth3 119  105  65  45  53  83  100.40 
1-yr Wages & Salaries Growth4 53  54  38  75  157  67  100.31 
Short-Term Job Growth5 63  79  41  45  118  108  10012.31% 
5-yr Relative HT GDP Growth6 23  118  143  176  180  121  99.67 
1-yr Relative HT GDP Growth7 151  43  43  132  161  165  85.79 
High-Tech GDP LQ8 32  32  15  20  22  27  1.41 
# of HT GDP LQs Over 19 63  91  83  56  37  54  6.0 

2013-2014 Growth Comparison (by score)