Best-Performing Cities
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Small Cities 2014

Logan, UT-ID Metropolitan Statistical Area

Overall Rank: 5      Population: 133,820

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 18  12  62  29  23  28  102.20 
1-yr Job Growth2 14  35  52  41  28  19  100.89 
5-yr Wages & Salaries Growth3 44  17  17  40  52  39  102.20 
1-yr Wages & Salaries Growth4 90  18  87  156  36  43  100.45 
Short-Term Job Growth5 21  67  93  152  77  51  10065.00% 
5-yr Relative HT GDP Growth6 11  17  69  51  98.62 
1-yr Relative HT GDP Growth7 53  48  44  82  16  106.72 
High-Tech GDP LQ8 10  10  1.12 
# of HT GDP LQs Over 19 6.0 

2013-2014 Growth Comparison (by score)      
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