Best-Performing Cities
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Small Cities 2014

Kokomo, IN MSA

Overall Rank: 18      Population: 82,568

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 173  157  107  21  20  101.44 
1-yr Job Growth2 15  10  29  48  108  32  101.94 
5-yr Wages & Salaries Growth3 179  179  179  189  32  98  99.02 
1-yr Wages & Salaries Growth4 113  13  80  34  85  31  101.82 
Short-Term Job Growth5 34  74  96  97  14  10212.51% 
5-yr Relative HT GDP Growth6 109  140  86  32  97  58  102.39 
1-yr Relative HT GDP Growth7 164  55  109  196  119  89.91 
High-Tech GDP LQ8 58  136  134  31  35  38  0.72 
# of HT GDP LQs Over 19 37  93  61  48  47  48  3.0 

2013-2014 Growth Comparison (by score)      
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