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REGIONAL INDICATORS DASHBOARD

This Regional Indicators Dashboard is a set of shared metrics that tracks the region’s change on critical economic, environmental, and social outcomes. Measuring change in the areas that matter most for continued long-term success will help improve our region’s economic competitiveness. 2016 is the second year of this effort.

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MSP TREND: Reflects change between most current data available and the last prior data available. All data reflects the 16-county metropolitan statistical area (MSA) unless otherwise indicated.

PEER RANK: 1=BEST, 12=WORST The 11-peer regions are listed on the reverse of this document.

PEER TREND: (ARROW) Denotes change in MSP performance relative to previous year’s peer ranking.

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Economy

Percent of Jobs Related to Foreign Direct Investment
3.9%
MSP Trend: Better
Peer Rank: 8
Value of Exports
$21.2B
MSP Trend: Worse
Peer Rank: 6
Employment Gap White-of Color (Aged 16-64 Yrs)
13.0%
MSP Trend: Same
Peer Rank: 11
Percent of Females Aged 16-64 Yrs Working
76.0%
MSP Trend: Better
Peer Rank: 1
Percent of Jobs That Are Family Sustaining
69.3%
MSP Trend: Better
Peer Rank: 4
Job Quality
Yearly Percent Change in Jobs
1.8%
MSP Trend: Same
Peer Rank: 10

Business Vitality

Average Weekly Wage
$1,084
MSP Trend: Better
Peer Rank: 6
Establishments Surviving 5 Years or More
This data is for Minnesota
54.1%
MSP Trend: Worse
Peer Rank: 3
Patents Issued Per 1,000 Workers
1.95
MSP Trend: Better
Peer Rank: 6
Loans to Businesses Under $1M in Revenue
$705M
MSP Trend: Worse
Peer Rank: 7
Annual Amount of Venture Capital
This data is for Minnesota
$372M
MSP Trend: Better
Peer Rank: 10
Innovation Capital
STTR/SBIR Federal Dollars
$27M
MSP Trend: Worse
Peer Rank: 5

Talent

Net Migration of 25-34 Year Olds
+1,719
MSP Trend: Worse
Peer Rank: 8
Percent of Population Employed in Advanced Industries
9.4%
MSP Trend: Better
Peer Rank: 8
Number of H-1B Visas Requested Per 1000 Workers
2.4
MSP Trend:
Peer Rank: 7
Percent of Foreign-born Population Aged 16-64 Working
75.0%
MSP Trend: Better
Peer Rank: 1
Population 25+ With Associate’s Degree or Higher
50.0%
MSP Trend: Better
Peer Rank: 3
Talent Availability
Population 25+ With a Bachelor’s Degree or Higher
This data is for Minnesota
40.0%
MSP Trend: Better
Peer Rank: 5

Education

3rd Grade Students Achieving Reading Standards
This data is for 14-county area
WHITE STUDENTS:
69.7%
STUDENTS OF COLOR:
38.3%
MSP Trend: Better
Peer Rank: -
8th Grade Students Achieving Math Standards
This data is for 14-county area
WHITE STUDENTS:
70.0%
STUDENTS OF COLOR:
41.0%
MSP Trend: Same
Peer Rank: -
3-year Graduation Rate at 2-year Institutions
This data is for Minnesota
50.0%
MSP Trend: Worse
Peer Rank: 1
6-year Graduation Rate at 4-year Institutions
This data is for Minnesota
632%
MSP Trend: Better
Peer Rank: 5
Percent of White High School Students Graduating on Time
This data is for 14-County area
87.0%
MSP Trend: Better
Peer Rank: -
Talent Pipeline
Percent of High School Students of Color Graduating on Time
68.9%
MSP Trend: Better
Peer Rank: -

Infrastructure

Percent of Population That Has Access to Advertised Broadband Speeds of 1gb or Higher
5.3%
MSP Trend: Same
Peer Rank: 6
Number of Direct Routes Out of Msp Airport
137
MSP Trend: Better
Peer Rank: 5
Percent of Highway Miles Rated in Good Condition
This data is for 8-county area
65.0%
MSP Trend: Same
Peer Rank: -
Percent of Bridges Structurally Deficient or Functionally Obsolete
This Data is for Minnesota
8.9%
MSP Trend: Better
Peer Rank: 1
Roads Congested During Peak Travel Times
35%
MSP Trend: Same
Peer Rank: 2
Percent of Population Living Within 30 Minutes Of 100,000 Jobs by Transit or Walking
6.0%
MSP Trend:
Peer Rank: 5
Job Access
Percent of Population With Commutes Less Than 30 Minutes
62.8%
MSP Trend: Worse
Peer Rank: 1

Environment

Per Capita Water Usage
128GAL/DAY
MSP Trend: Same
Peer Rank: 4
Percent of Population Affected by a Drinking Water Violation
.5%
MSP Trend: Better
Peer Rank: 2
Number of Days That Air Quality Was “Unhealthy for Sensitive Groups”
5DAYS/YEAR
MSP Trend: Worse
Peer Rank: 3
Energy Related Carbon Dioxide Emissions Per Capita
This data is for Minnesota
16.3METRIC TONS
MSP Trend: Better
Peer Rank: 7
Energy Cost
8.7 CENTS/KWH
MSP Trend: Same
Peer Rank: 5
Energy Competitiveness
Percent of Electricity That Is Non-carbon
46.2%
MSP Trend: Better
Peer Rank: 1

Livability

Percent of Population That Is Obese
27.6%
MSP Trend: Same
Peer Rank: 5
Number of Violent Crimes Per 100k
262
MSP Trend: Better
Peer Rank: 2
Percent of Population 16+ Who Volunteered Last Year
This data is for 13-county area
36.0%
MSP Trend: Worse
Peer Rank: 1
Percentage of Household Income Spent on Housing Plus Transportation
49.0%
MSP Trend:
Peer Rank: 4
Poverty Rates (White)
6.0%
MSP Trend: Same
Peer Rank: 1
Shared Prosperity
Poverty Rate (People of Color)
23.6%
MSP Trend: Better
Peer Rank: 10

Vital Statistics

Gross Domestic Product
$236B
MSP Trend: Better
Peer Rank: 7
Gross Regional Productper Capita
$67,445
MSP Trend: Worse
Peer Rank: 7
Median Household Income
$68,019
MSP Trend: Better
Peer Rank: 4
Labor Force Participation Rate
72.3%
MSP Trend: Better
Peer Rank: 1
Total Jobs
1.84M
MSP Trend: Worse
Peer Rank: 7
Top Tier Tax Rates
This data is for Minnesota

Corporate Tax
9.8%
MSP Trend: Same
Peer Rank: 2
Personal Income Tax
9.85%
MSP Trend: Same
Peer Rank: 3
Unemployment Rate-annualized
3.9%
MSP Trend: Same
Peer Rank: 1
Population
3.5M
MSP Trend: Better
Peer Rank: 8
 
Population 55 Years +
25.0%
MSP Trend: Better
Peer Rank: 5
Population Growth
1.0%
MSP Trend: Worse
Peer Rank: 9
Population of Color
23.0%
MSP Trend: Better
Peer Rank: 11

Peer Regions

Peer regions were selected based on demographic and economic characteristics, location, evidence of competition with MSP for business or talent, and positive economic trajectory.

ATLANTA
AUSTIN
BOSTON
CHICAGO
DALLAS-FT. WORTH
DENVER
PHOENIX
PITTSBURGH
PORTLAND
SAN FRANCISCO
SEATTLE

Research Partners

The creation of the dashboard was led by a collaboration of the following research partners:

CITY OF MINEAPOLIS
GREATER MSP
MEDICAL ALLEY ASOCIATION
MINNESOTA DEPARTMENT OF EMPLOYMENT AND ECONOMIC DEVELOPMENT
MINNESOTA STATE DEMOGRAPHIC CENTER
WILDER RESEARCH / MINNESOTA COMPASS

Technical Detail Available at:

https://www.greatermsp.org/regional-indicators/

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