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Indianapolis-Carmel-Anderson, IN MSA

Overall Rank: 63      Population: 2,027,000

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 51  46  45  52  73  81  101.34 
1-yr Job Growth2 25  71  83  75  64  104  99.81 
5-yr Wages & Salaries Growth3 105  65  45  53  83  74  101.51 
1-yr Wages & Salaries Growth4 54  38  75  157  67  58  101.46 
Short-Term Job Growth5 79  41  45  118  108  56  10047.45% 
5-yr Relative HT GDP Growth6 118  143  176  180  121  144  87.72 
1-yr Relative HT GDP Growth7 43  43  132  161  165  86  99.44 
High-Tech GDP LQ8 32  15  20  22  27  28  1.34 
# of HT GDP LQs Over 19 91  83  56  37  54  51  6.0 

2014-2015 Growth Comparison (by score)