Best-Performing Cities
CONNECT WITH US:
SHARE THIS:
Small Cities 2015

Kankakee, IL Metropolitan Statistical Area

Overall Rank: 74      Population: 110,880

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 66  89  74  95  102  120  95.75 
1-yr Job Growth2 106  146  47  150  95  172  97.74 
5-yr Wages & Salaries Growth3 119  115  107  80  106  95  95.75 
1-yr Wages & Salaries Growth4 74  145  101  23  107  106  98.92 
Short-Term Job Growth5 51  60  100  183  67  10029.00% 
5-yr Relative HT GDP Growth6 125  125  42  67  127.14 
1-yr Relative HT GDP Growth7 141  132  15  56  47  13  107.28 
High-Tech GDP LQ8 55  43  37  14  14  11  1.05 
# of HT GDP LQs Over 19 26  37  42  61  48  47  3.0 

2014-2015 Growth Comparison (by score)