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Small Cities 2015

Oshkosh-Neenah, WI MSA

Overall Rank: 82      Population: 170,000

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 2013 2014 2015 2016 2017 2018 Score/
Value
5-yr Job Growth1 54  67  116  149  44  112  95.63 
1-yr Job Growth2 138  151  139  131  126  85  99.46 
5-yr Wages & Salaries Growth3 74  67  64  59  107  91  96.79 
1-yr Wages & Salaries Growth4 77  106  72  141  109  42  101.42 
Short-Term Job Growth5 56  45  100  129  185  139  9878.38% 
5-yr Relative HT GDP Growth6 113  77  108  129  95  91  95.37 
1-yr Relative HT GDP Growth7 69  158  122  61  78  102  99.07 
High-Tech GDP LQ8 54  69  81  73  66  61  0.59 
# of HT GDP LQs Over 19 42  61  80  47  48  44  3.0 

2014-2015 Growth Comparison (by score)