Fort Wayne, Ind. (WFFT) - The recently released Milken Institute's "Best-Performing Cities Index" rankes Fort Wayne, Indiana #13 out of 200 cities nationwide for job growth from May 2011 to May 2012.
The annual Best-Performing Cities Index provides a data-driven, comprehensive measure of economic progress across metropolitan areas. It includes job, wage, and technology metrics over a five-year period.
In addition to the #13 job growth ranking, Fort Wayne also climbed 68 spots up from last year in the overall ranking category from #127 to an overall ranking of #59. Indianapolis is ranked #51 overall.
To view the full study, visit the Milken Institue's website. To read additional commentary by John Stafford, visit the Community Research Institute's website.