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Small Cities 2014

Pocatello, ID MSA

Overall Rank: 66      Population: 85,000

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 156  127  123  88  64  35  101.34 
1-yr Job Growth2 156  58  64  70  55  29  100.74 
5-yr Wages & Salaries Growth3 127  151  178  147  90  118  94.84 
1-yr Wages & Salaries Growth4 63  169  118  68  141  59  100.97 
Short-Term Job Growth5 107  162  48  57  33  42  10080.11% 
5-yr Relative HT GDP Growth6 162  112  143  57  166  84  97.49 
1-yr Relative HT GDP Growth7 102  101  44  109  75  142  97.29 
High-Tech GDP LQ8 120  137  167  171  177  171  0.26 
# of HT GDP LQs Over 19 57  94  125  129  174  173  0.0 

2013-2014 Growth Comparison (by score)      
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