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Small Cities 2014

Lima, OH Metropolitan Statistical Area

Overall Rank: 119      Population: 104,430

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 166  155  147  120  168  154  93.51 
1-yr Job Growth2 99  84  126  104  184  111  98.90 
5-yr Wages & Salaries Growth3 166  164  150  127  95  125  93.51 
1-yr Wages & Salaries Growth4 91  100  63  89  126  160  97.10 
Short-Term Job Growth5 30  36  172  83  45  19  10205.00% 
5-yr Relative HT GDP Growth6 139  123  117  115  160  19  95.55 
1-yr Relative HT GDP Growth7 108  146  161  42  49  44  102.23 
High-Tech GDP LQ8 125  131  114  119  144  135  0.38 
# of HT GDP LQs Over 19 110  109  57  61  80  82  2.0 

2013-2014 Growth Comparison (by score)      
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