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Salt Lake City, UT MSA

Overall Rank: 10      Population: 1,186,187

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 2012 2013 2014 2015 2016 2017 Score/
Value
5-yr Job Growth1 29  43  30  23  25  18  101.95 
1-yr Job Growth2 23  15  29  64  32  23  107.36 
5-yr Wages & Salaries Growth3 22  34  36  21  26  34  101.68 
1-yr Wages & Salaries Growth4 69  43  14  46  57  21  105.90 
Short-Term Job Growth5 16  18  20  42  54  10086.48% 
5-yr Relative HT GDP Growth6 16  10  20  49  67  29  105.05 
1-yr Relative HT GDP Growth7 135  45  33  40  23  66  105.12 
High-Tech GDP LQ8 50  44  49  50  46  46  1.16 
# of HT GDP LQs Over 19 23  11  15  12  11  13  11.0 

2014-2015 Growth Comparison (by score)