Best-Performing Cities
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Large Cities 2015

Warren-Troy-Farmington Hills, MI Metropolitan Division

Overall Rank: 41      Population: 2,542,710

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 2011 2012 2013 2014 2015 2016 Score/
Value
5-yr Job Growth1 199  185  149  73  13  27  105.73 
1-yr Job Growth2 64  27  47  84  88  100.24 
5-yr Wages & Salaries Growth3 198  198  185  173  135  27  104.07 
1-yr Wages & Salaries Growth4 200  104  33  79  72  99.94 
Short-Term Job Growth5 68  14  115  162  80  60  10070.00% 
5-yr Relative HT GDP Growth6 189  169  135  92  32  25  110.81 
1-yr Relative HT GDP Growth7 21  94  69  72  48  71  99.91 
High-Tech GDP LQ8 61  65  61  63  63  61  1.00 
# of HT GDP LQs Over 19 103  63  68  83  114  143  2.0 

2014-2015 Growth Comparison (by score)