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Boise City, ID MSA

Overall Rank: 12      Population: 710,000

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 2013 2014 2015 2016 2017 2018 Score/
Value
5-yr Job Growth1 121  71  31  26  13  109.29 
1-yr Job Growth2 21  18  35  44  16  102.47 
5-yr Wages & Salaries Growth3 179  185  102  39  126  25  107.56 
1-yr Wages & Salaries Growth4 151  116  15  45  13  103.41 
Short-Term Job Growth5 46  58  109  14  16  10190.65% 
5-yr Relative HT GDP Growth6 46  116  56  57  78  116  93.11 
1-yr Relative HT GDP Growth7 48  123  28  120  104  51  101.42 
High-Tech GDP LQ8 23  35  33  26  49  53  1.05 
# of HT GDP LQs Over 19 133  129  144  143  118  112  3.0 

2014-2015 Growth Comparison (by score)