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Small Cities 2015

Manhattan, KS MSA

Overall Rank: 72      Population: 97,004

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 2017 Score/
Value
5-yr Job Growth1       42  63  152  98.27 
1-yr Job Growth2       117  11  49  100.03 
5-yr Wages & Salaries Growth3       98  99  58  99.93 
1-yr Wages & Salaries Growth4       189  67  92  95.90 
Short-Term Job Growth5       173  20  10167.70% 
5-yr Relative HT GDP Growth6       34  173  137  98.33 
1-yr Relative HT GDP Growth7       140  92  95.31 
High-Tech GDP LQ8       116  133  143  0.37 
# of HT GDP LQs Over 19       80  82  88  2.0 

2014-2015 Growth Comparison (by score)