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Small Cities 2015

Terre Haute, IN MSA

Overall Rank: 153      Population: 166,000

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 108  125  175  174  150  169  91.45 
1-yr Job Growth2 95  157  170  146  165  158  98.07 
5-yr Wages & Salaries Growth3 103  91  130  154  163  161  89.31 
1-yr Wages & Salaries Growth4 157  83  157  175  178  151  98.36 
Short-Term Job Growth5 103  40  153  142  65  112  9922.15% 
5-yr Relative HT GDP Growth6 160  157  174  142  63  181  73.78 
1-yr Relative HT GDP Growth7 18  90  170  163  154  46  101.72 
High-Tech GDP LQ8 18  13  15  16  18  25  0.83 
# of HT GDP LQs Over 19 13  11  10  15  12  5.0 

2014-2015 Growth Comparison (by score)