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Small Cities 2015

Coeur d'Alene, ID MSA

Overall Rank: 5      Population: 158,000

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 126  105  37  24  108.15 
1-yr Job Growth2 134  12  29  14  10  101.69 
5-yr Wages & Salaries Growth3 133  164  161  97  26  24  103.99 
1-yr Wages & Salaries Growth4 120  168  16  57  64  10  103.75 
Short-Term Job Growth5 26  13  80  16  10241.01% 
5-yr Relative HT GDP Growth6 54  62  140  13  54  120  88.48 
1-yr Relative HT GDP Growth7 135  57  193  107  144  36  102.27 
High-Tech GDP LQ8 29  51  79  75  102  101  0.47 
# of HT GDP LQs Over 19 25  23  80  82  48  44  3.0 

2014-2015 Growth Comparison (by score)