Best-Performing Cities
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Small Cities 2015

Michigan City-La Porte, IN Metropolitan Statistical Area

Overall Rank: 195      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 165  158  159  173  188  184  90.82 
1-yr Job Growth2 160  92  104  169  158  173  97.73 
5-yr Wages & Salaries Growth3 154  160  144  153  174  166  90.82 
1-yr Wages & Salaries Growth4 145  132  61  132  130  166  96.91 
Short-Term Job Growth5 96  147  158  131  109  199  9551.00% 
5-yr Relative HT GDP Growth6 151  105  99  137  193  199  64.51 
1-yr Relative HT GDP Growth7 139  107  70  165  156  151  95.31 
High-Tech GDP LQ8 100  86  76  93  117  117  0.43 
# of HT GDP LQs Over 19 73  37  25  23  26  20  4.0 

2014-2015 Growth Comparison (by score)