The Milken Institute Best Performing Cities Index ranks Colorado Springs 101 among the 200 largest metropolitan areas in the United States.
Greeley was the highest ranked city in Colorado at 20th.
Fort Collins/Loveland was 22nd, Boulder was 44th and Denver/Aurora was 55th.
The components used to determine the rankings included job, wage and salary and technology growth.
Four of the top five metropolitan areas were in Texas.
Austin/Round Rock ranked first, followed by Killeen-Temple-Fort Hood. McAllen/Edinburg/Mission was fourth and Houston/Sugar Land/Baytown ranked fifth.
Salt Lake City was ranked third.
To see the list of rankings, visit Milken’s Web site.