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Small Cities 2015

Fond du Lac, WI MSA

Overall Rank: 61      Population: 102,144

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 127  145  112  63  76  148  98.48 
1-yr Job Growth2 73  93  19  93  123  96  97.10 
5-yr Wages & Salaries Growth3 137  117  94  114  46  70  99.62 
1-yr Wages & Salaries Growth4 59  70  26  66  81  52  99.97 
Short-Term Job Growth5 105  21  87  103  123  75  10022.40% 
5-yr Relative HT GDP Growth6 134  62  34  123  124  99.01 
1-yr Relative HT GDP Growth7 94  55  14  14  46  20  118.08 
High-Tech GDP LQ8 37  54  68  48  38  33  0.74 
# of HT GDP LQs Over 19 13  20  15  5.0 

2014-2015 Growth Comparison (by score)