Best-Performing Cities
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Small Cities 2014

Bay City, MI Metropolitan Statistical Area

Overall Rank: 166      Population: 105,660

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 146  128  101  109  139  171  91.91 
1-yr Job Growth2 87  114  55  87  156  186  96.90 
5-yr Wages & Salaries Growth3 158  157  148  129  153  160  91.91 
1-yr Wages & Salaries Growth4 114  159  75  114  152  186  95.59 
Short-Term Job Growth5 18  96  152  65  112  137  9885.00% 
5-yr Relative HT GDP Growth6 153  127  135  113  68  137  107.04 
1-yr Relative HT GDP Growth7 70  77  108  70  61  32  103.54 
High-Tech GDP LQ8 80  76  33  28  21  22  0.88 
# of HT GDP LQs Over 19 73  37  134  129  125  129  1.0 

2013-2014 Growth Comparison (by score)      
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