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Small Cities 2014

Lewiston-Auburn, ME Metropolitan Statistical Area

Overall Rank: 103      Population: 107,230

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 76  76  100  103  103  133  94.89 
1-yr Job Growth2 68  69  111  126  110  127  98.74 
5-yr Wages & Salaries Growth3 121  90  98  100  138  109  94.89 
1-yr Wages & Salaries Growth4 97  69  115  109  127  56  100.13 
Short-Term Job Growth5 136  65  115  114  75  112  9932.00% 
5-yr Relative HT GDP Growth6 18  36  75  56  44  112  123.81 
1-yr Relative HT GDP Growth7 105  53  50  141  101  18  106.51 
High-Tech GDP LQ8 162  151  145  143  162  141  0.36 
# of HT GDP LQs Over 19 151  109  134  129  80  129  1.0 

2013-2014 Growth Comparison (by score)      
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