Best-Performing Cities
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Large Cities 2015

Green Bay, WI Metropolitan Statistical Area

Overall Rank: 157      Population: 316,520

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 75  69  63  74  121  145  96.58 
1-yr Job Growth2 13  143  117  143  139  139  99.28 
5-yr Wages & Salaries Growth3 155  107  83  72  68  95  97.40 
1-yr Wages & Salaries Growth4 100  58  104  131  98  156  98.35 
Short-Term Job Growth5 178  44  76  170  37  179  9848.00% 
5-yr Relative HT GDP Growth6 164  138  139  125  117  75  100.70 
1-yr Relative HT GDP Growth7 198  80  29  18  74  39  101.62 
High-Tech GDP LQ8 188  179  171  174  174  170  0.44 
# of HT GDP LQs Over 19 183  189  161  129  144  143  2.0 

2014-2015 Growth Comparison (by score)