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Small Cities 2014

Lewiston-Auburn, ME MSA

Overall Rank: 106      Population: 107,319

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 76  100  103  103  133  84  99.62 
1-yr Job Growth2 69  111  126  110  127  115  95.89 
5-yr Wages & Salaries Growth3 90  98  100  138  109  132  98.30 
1-yr Wages & Salaries Growth4 69  115  109  127  56  119  93.88 
Short-Term Job Growth5 65  115  114  75  112  87  10008.86% 
5-yr Relative HT GDP Growth6 36  75  56  44  112  50  102.85 
1-yr Relative HT GDP Growth7 53  50  141  101  18  11  128.69 
High-Tech GDP LQ8 151  145  143  162  141  140  0.37 
# of HT GDP LQs Over 19 109  134  129  80  129  174  0.0 

2013-2014 Growth Comparison (by score)      
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