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Small Cities 2014

Sioux City, IA-NE-SD Metropolitan Statistical Area

Overall Rank: 106      Population: 165,490

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 38  55  68  83  107  102  96.75 
1-yr Job Growth2 132  142  73  43  88  118  98.86 
5-yr Wages & Salaries Growth3 111  70  76  89  85  64  96.75 
1-yr Wages & Salaries Growth4 120  38  177  104  35  24  101.21 
Short-Term Job Growth5 96  60  71  139  25  150  9851.00% 
5-yr Relative HT GDP Growth6 44  80  108  107  109  150  97.13 
1-yr Relative HT GDP Growth7 90  135  33  33  119  122  97.39 
High-Tech GDP LQ8 133  139  136  144  164  168  0.30 
# of HT GDP LQs Over 19 110  148  134  129  125  129  1.0 

2013-2014 Growth Comparison (by score)      
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