Best-Performing Cities
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Large Cities 2015

Warren-Troy-Farmington Hills, MI MD

Overall Rank: 38      Population: 2,548,251

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 185  149  73  13  27  85  100.60 
1-yr Job Growth2 27  47  84  88  51  103.99 
5-yr Wages & Salaries Growth3 198  185  173  135  27  78  100.52 
1-yr Wages & Salaries Growth4 104  33  79  72  25  105.02 
Short-Term Job Growth5 14  115  162  80  60  84  10036.04% 
5-yr Relative HT GDP Growth6 169  135  92  32  25  58  102.49 
1-yr Relative HT GDP Growth7 94  69  72  48  71  42  111.77 
High-Tech GDP LQ8 65  61  63  63  61  53  1.08 
# of HT GDP LQs Over 19 63  68  83  114  143  71  5.0 

2014-2015 Growth Comparison (by score)