Best-Performing Cities
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Small Cities 2014

Michigan City-La Porte, IN MSA

Overall Rank: 189      Population: 110,015

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 158  159  173  188  184  173  97.80 
1-yr Job Growth2 92  104  169  158  173  181  89.92 
5-yr Wages & Salaries Growth3 160  144  153  174  166  175  96.07 
1-yr Wages & Salaries Growth4 132  61  132  130  166  172  88.76 
Short-Term Job Growth5 147  158  131  109  199  200  9642.80% 
5-yr Relative HT GDP Growth6 105  99  137  193  199  135  98.44 
1-yr Relative HT GDP Growth7 107  70  165  156  151  184  73.36 
High-Tech GDP LQ8 86  76  93  117  117  107  0.46 
# of HT GDP LQs Over 19 37  25  23  26  20  28  4.0 

2013-2014 Growth Comparison (by score)      
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