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Small Cities 2014

Sioux City, IA-NE-SD MSA

Overall Rank: 106      Population: 169,000

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 68  83  107  102  127  131  94.07 
1-yr Job Growth2 73  43  88  118  86  200  96.26 
5-yr Wages & Salaries Growth3 76  89  85  64  108.07 
1-yr Wages & Salaries Growth4 177  104  35  24  41  12  103.22 
Short-Term Job Growth5 71  139  25  150  179  124  9906.35% 
5-yr Relative HT GDP Growth6 108  107  109  150  150  90  95.46 
1-yr Relative HT GDP Growth7 33  33  119  122  89  77  100.10 
High-Tech GDP LQ8 136  144  164  168  167  170  0.27 
# of HT GDP LQs Over 19 134  129  125  129  135  126  1.0 

2013-2014 Growth Comparison (by score)      
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