Best-Performing Cities
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Large Cities 2015

Ann Arbor, MI MSA

Overall Rank: 52      Population: 364,709

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 93  44  23  56  87  105  100.12 
1-yr Job Growth2 46  60  82  135  117  101  99.52 
5-yr Wages & Salaries Growth3 183  168  160  65  84  72  100.64 
1-yr Wages & Salaries Growth4 66  155  60  89  137  97  98.32 
Short-Term Job Growth5 18  84  146  157  16  18  10156.20% 
5-yr Relative HT GDP Growth6 175  164  60  42  43  54  102.71 
1-yr Relative HT GDP Growth7 165  64  23  112  41  43  111.70 
High-Tech GDP LQ8 61  59  54  51  47  41  1.20 
# of HT GDP LQs Over 19 63  68  49  26  37  32  8.0 

2014-2015 Growth Comparison (by score)