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Small Cities 2014

Saginaw, MI Metropolitan Statistical Area

Overall Rank: 84      Population: 193,310

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 2011 2012 2013 2014 2015 2016 Score/
Value
5-yr Job Growth1 161  139  104  62  76  104  96.64 
1-yr Job Growth2 59  33  117  119  134  117  98.86 
5-yr Wages & Salaries Growth3 176  174  168  159  119  117  96.64 
1-yr Wages & Salaries Growth4 138  93  21  166  104  124  98.33 
Short-Term Job Growth5 20  143  169  39  94  33  10133.00% 
5-yr Relative HT GDP Growth6 174  116  151  127  145  33  94.19 
1-yr Relative HT GDP Growth7 158  70  155  26  148  64  100.35 
High-Tech GDP LQ8 94  74  88  94  108  90  0.51 
# of HT GDP LQs Over 19 110  109  93  94  48  47  3.0 

2013-2014 Growth Comparison (by score)      
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