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Small Cities 2014

Muskegon, MI MSA

Overall Rank: 97      Population: 174,000

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 2013 2014 2015 2016 2017 2018 Score/
Value
5-yr Job Growth1 140  121  70  46  157  86  97.25 
1-yr Job Growth2 43  103  68  67  97  61  99.90 
5-yr Wages & Salaries Growth3 161  143  142  54  123  108  95.43 
1-yr Wages & Salaries Growth4 25  98  98  50  76  155  98.19 
Short-Term Job Growth5 92  92  39  146  127  9899.01% 
5-yr Relative HT GDP Growth6 91  144  142  39  60  23  113.86 
1-yr Relative HT GDP Growth7 39  16  106  146  110  105  99.01 
High-Tech GDP LQ8 107  121  124  120  113  98  0.48 
# of HT GDP LQs Over 19 57  94  80  82  88  44  3.0 

2013-2014 Growth Comparison (by score)      
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