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Small Cities 2015

Pocatello, ID MSA

Overall Rank: 89      Population: 84,377

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 2012 2013 2014 2015 2016 2017 Score/
Value
5-yr Job Growth1 145  156  127  123  88  64  99.94 
1-yr Job Growth2 116  156  58  64  70  55  99.17 
5-yr Wages & Salaries Growth3 144  127  151  178  147  90  99.14 
1-yr Wages & Salaries Growth4 120  63  169  118  68  141  92.50 
Short-Term Job Growth5 24  107  162  48  57  33  10132.42% 
5-yr Relative HT GDP Growth6 163  162  112  143  57  166  95.89 
1-yr Relative HT GDP Growth7 114  102  101  44  109  75  98.29 
High-Tech GDP LQ8 106  120  137  167  171  177  0.26 
# of HT GDP LQs Over 19 109  57  94  125  129  174  0.0 

2014-2015 Growth Comparison (by score)