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Large Cities 2014

Milwaukee-Waukesha-West Allis, WI MSA

Overall Rank: 164      Population: 1,572,482

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 123  134  152  140  137  159  99.07 
1-yr Job Growth2 90  149  121  129  151  140  96.90 
5-yr Wages & Salaries Growth3 144  131  123  149  133  134  99.24 
1-yr Wages & Salaries Growth4 129  76  142  138  153  137  95.88 
Short-Term Job Growth5 173  134  71  174  180  196  9782.91% 
5-yr Relative HT GDP Growth6 167  151  114  115  144  134  98.76 
1-yr Relative HT GDP Growth7 136  98  166  130  94  119  94.75 
High-Tech GDP LQ8 114  90  108  106  103  103  0.72 
# of HT GDP LQs Over 19 106  109  83  89  84  71  5.0 

2013-2014 Growth Comparison (by score)