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Small Cities 2014

Kankakee, IL MSA

Overall Rank: 77      Population: 110,008

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 89  74  95  102  120  170  97.83 
1-yr Job Growth2 146  47  150  95  172  137  94.42 
5-yr Wages & Salaries Growth3 115  107  80  106  95  100  98.99 
1-yr Wages & Salaries Growth4 145  101  23  107  106  74  97.73 
Short-Term Job Growth5 51  60  100  183  67  66  10034.69% 
5-yr Relative HT GDP Growth6 125  42  67  82  101.18 
1-yr Relative HT GDP Growth7 132  15  56  47  13  13  126.81 
High-Tech GDP LQ8 43  37  14  14  11  13  1.09 
# of HT GDP LQs Over 19 37  42  61  48  47  48  3.0 

2013-2014 Growth Comparison (by score)      
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