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Small Cities 2015

Bay City, MI MSA

Overall Rank: 153      Population: 104,747

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 128  101  109  139  171  152  98.27 
1-yr Job Growth2 114  55  87  156  186  169  91.68 
5-yr Wages & Salaries Growth3 157  148  129  153  160  145  97.79 
1-yr Wages & Salaries Growth4 159  75  114  152  186  148  91.68 
Short-Term Job Growth5 96  152  65  112  137  182  9775.62% 
5-yr Relative HT GDP Growth6 127  135  113  68  137  45  103.07 
1-yr Relative HT GDP Growth7 77  108  70  61  32  47  106.51 
High-Tech GDP LQ8 76  33  28  21  22  24  0.89 
# of HT GDP LQs Over 19 37  134  129  125  129  88  2.0 

2014-2015 Growth Comparison (by score)