Best-Performing Cities
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Small Cities 2015

Lake Havasu City-Kingman, AZ Metropolitan Statistical Area

Overall Rank: 131      Population: 204,740

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 2015 2016 Score/
Value
5-yr Job Growth1         174  135  94.71 
1-yr Job Growth2         67  71  99.65 
5-yr Wages & Salaries Growth3         191  142  94.71 
1-yr Wages & Salaries Growth4         76  119  98.49 
Short-Term Job Growth5         189  143  9872.00% 
5-yr Relative HT GDP Growth6         121  143  90.73 
1-yr Relative HT GDP Growth7         48  108.19 
High-Tech GDP LQ8         129  134  0.38 
# of HT GDP LQs Over 19         80  82  2.0 

2014-2015 Growth Comparison (by score)