Best-Performing Cities
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Small Cities 2014

Steubenville-Weirton, OH-WV MSA

Overall Rank: 178      Population: 121,991

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 2014 Score/
Value
5-yr Job Growth1           175  89.37 
1-yr Job Growth2           160  99.11 
5-yr Wages & Salaries Growth3           168  97.04 
1-yr Wages & Salaries Growth4           160  101.01 
Short-Term Job Growth5           169  96.81% 
5-yr Relative HT GDP Growth6           117  86.42 
1-yr Relative HT GDP Growth7           166  92.03 
High-Tech GDP LQ8           165  0.23 
# of HT GDP LQs Over 19           94  2.0 

2013-2014 Growth Comparison (by score)      
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