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Small Cities 2014

Great Falls, MT MSA

Overall Rank: 168      Population: 81,755

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 49  41  59  151  143  174  97.73 
1-yr Job Growth2 168  119  73  155  140  152  92.99 
5-yr Wages & Salaries Growth3 26  46  54  96  131  122  98.51 
1-yr Wages & Salaries Growth4 37  144  143  163  65  153  91.36 
Short-Term Job Growth5 167  126  75  184  174  58  10050.36% 
5-yr Relative HT GDP Growth6 33  10  10  118  174  108  99.65 
1-yr Relative HT GDP Growth7 137  23  84  201  183  170  77.84 
High-Tech GDP LQ8 140  105  124  165  163  161  0.32 
# of HT GDP LQs Over 19 109  93  94  177  175  174  0.0 

2013-2014 Growth Comparison (by score)      
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