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Small Cities 2014

Racine, WI MSA

Overall Rank: 152      Population: 195,140

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 131  131  144  122  121  138  98.66 
1-yr Job Growth2 65  102  159  89  159  139  94.36 
5-yr Wages & Salaries Growth3 152  140  126  147  92  155  97.23 
1-yr Wages & Salaries Growth4 58  33  73  174  108  122  93.77 
Short-Term Job Growth5 113  165  46  175  168  124  9946.12% 
5-yr Relative HT GDP Growth6 144  86  84  37  168  133  98.51 
1-yr Relative HT GDP Growth7 19  14  160  126  34  64  100.95 
High-Tech GDP LQ8 148  114  142  150  139  151  0.35 
# of HT GDP LQs Over 19 37  93  94  80  82  88  2.0 

2013-2014 Growth Comparison (by score)      
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