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Large Cities 2014

Ogden-Clearfield, UT MSA

Overall Rank: 28      Population: 654,417

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 39  57  41  44  30  48  101.35 
1-yr Job Growth2 59  36  52  43  13  30  105.95 
5-yr Wages & Salaries Growth3 39  50  63  79  77  53  101.26 
1-yr Wages & Salaries Growth4 93  57  88  62  46  64  100.76 
Short-Term Job Growth5 137  68  112  28  34  10126.92% 
5-yr Relative HT GDP Growth6 63  13  11  170  109  113.40 
1-yr Relative HT GDP Growth7 22  24  19  50  29  113  96.71 
High-Tech GDP LQ8 115  105  88  102  92  92  0.79 
# of HT GDP LQs Over 19 106  109  83  144  115  97  4.0 

2013-2014 Growth Comparison (by score)