Best-Performing Cities
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Small Cities 2014

Bloomington, IN Metropolitan Statistical Area

Overall Rank: 177      Population: 165,580

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 65  77  72  97  165  166  92.52 
1-yr Job Growth2 116  158  132  110  147  178  97.57 
5-yr Wages & Salaries Growth3 72  87  66  75  79  140  92.52 
1-yr Wages & Salaries Growth4 14  137  111  121  129  130  98.24 
Short-Term Job Growth5 157  109  153  113  197  188  9690.00% 
5-yr Relative HT GDP Growth6 49  10  20  26  177  188  64.47 
1-yr Relative HT GDP Growth7 118  85  37  80  176  141  96.04 
High-Tech GDP LQ8 1.71 
# of HT GDP LQs Over 19 18  25  61  48  47  3.0 

2013-2014 Growth Comparison (by score)      
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