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Greeley, CO MSA

Overall Rank: 42      Population: 305,000

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 15  196  111.64 
1-yr Job Growth2 64  103.22 
5-yr Wages & Salaries Growth3 23  20  123  113.24 
1-yr Wages & Salaries Growth4 195  95.52 
Short-Term Job Growth5 57  91  10325.41% 
5-yr Relative HT GDP Growth6 12  45  66  72  14  101  96.12 
1-yr Relative HT GDP Growth7 106  196  70  94  16  104.17 
High-Tech GDP LQ8 150  179  181  182  175  186  0.36 
# of HT GDP LQs Over 19 109  129  144  143  144  136  2.0 

2014-2015 Growth Comparison (by score)