Best-Performing Cities
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Large Cities 2015

Cleveland-Elyria, OH Metropolitan Statistical Area

Overall Rank: 151      Population: 2,060,810

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 170  165  140  149  136  138  97.03 
1-yr Job Growth2 126  165  89  151  166  162  98.85 
5-yr Wages & Salaries Growth3 188  175  156  118  93  68  98.87 
1-yr Wages & Salaries Growth4 147  64  46  52  143  152  98.43 
Short-Term Job Growth5 58  160  194  148  142  124  9976.00% 
5-yr Relative HT GDP Growth6 126  128  132  100  131  142  90.68 
1-yr Relative HT GDP Growth7 130  108  91  73  189  149  96.36 
High-Tech GDP LQ8 129  134  123  128  136  133  0.58 
# of HT GDP LQs Over 19 159  131  133  105  89  115  3.0 

2014-2015 Growth Comparison (by score)