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Small Cities 2014

Monroe, MI MSA

Overall Rank: 55      Population: 149,208

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 176  165  90  27  26  146  98.50 
1-yr Job Growth2 118  49  14  63  86  35  101.72 
5-yr Wages & Salaries Growth3 176  177  169  126  30  135  98.21 
1-yr Wages & Salaries Growth4 116  89  20  13  53  38  101.16 
Short-Term Job Growth5 142  173  141  41  34  92  9996.90% 
5-yr Relative HT GDP Growth6 57  132  75  22  34  112.19 
1-yr Relative HT GDP Growth7 54  25  66  194.86 
High-Tech GDP LQ8 124  126  136  146  121  62  0.61 
# of HT GDP LQs Over 19 148  134  129  125  82  48  3.0 

2013-2014 Growth Comparison (by score)      
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