Best-Performing Cities
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Large Cities 2015

Toledo, OH Metropolitan Statistical Area

Overall Rank: 99      Population: 605,960

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 191  178  161  142  99  95  99.33 
1-yr Job Growth2 59  78  85  124  145  113  99.79 
5-yr Wages & Salaries Growth3 194  189  178  172  162  88  97.94 
1-yr Wages & Salaries Growth4 192  128  71  94  154  66  100.00 
Short-Term Job Growth5 44  167  99  164  106  71  10055.00% 
5-yr Relative HT GDP Growth6 131  119  79  57  75  74  100.83 
1-yr Relative HT GDP Growth7 32  45  93  44  99  144  96.64 
High-Tech GDP LQ8 180  178  165  172  173  173  0.43 
# of HT GDP LQs Over 19 183  160  109  105  194  194  0.0 

2014-2015 Growth Comparison (by score)