Best-Performing Cities
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Large Cities 2015

Lake County-Kenosha County, IL-WI MD

Overall Rank: 89      Population: 871,230

The 2015 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 132  108  116  115  113  150  99.29 
1-yr Job Growth2 160  95  106  134  138  121  98.21 
5-yr Wages & Salaries Growth3 62  101  99  49  55  21  102.40 
1-yr Wages & Salaries Growth4 71  175  13  90  93  43  102.68 
Short-Term Job Growth5 176  188  106  160  100  111  10005.89% 
5-yr Relative HT GDP Growth6 178  56  51  143  170  96.35 
1-yr Relative HT GDP Growth7 146  111  64  36  64  148  89.03 
High-Tech GDP LQ8 36  30  18  17  17  21  1.55 
# of HT GDP LQs Over 19 63  36  33  37  48  71  5.0 

2014-2015 Growth Comparison (by score)