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Small Cities 2014

Appleton, WI Metropolitan Statistical Area

Overall Rank: 80      Population: 233,010

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 2011 2012 2013 2014 2015 2016 Score/
Value
5-yr Job Growth1 95  75  70  78  88  78  98.21 
1-yr Job Growth2 54  58  102  74  81  68  99.66 
5-yr Wages & Salaries Growth3 137  123  99  88  104  67  98.21 
1-yr Wages & Salaries Growth4 127  68  44  54  124  58  99.97 
Short-Term Job Growth5 115  75  19  71  70  135  9887.00% 
5-yr Relative HT GDP Growth6 64  65  60  130  141  135  85.49 
1-yr Relative HT GDP Growth7 135  90  29  108  138  113  97.66 
High-Tech GDP LQ8 38  55  50  79  94  97  0.49 
# of HT GDP LQs Over 19 42  71  57  61  48  82  2.0 

2013-2014 Growth Comparison (by score)      
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