Innovation Cities™ Index 2018: Americas


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AmericaAmericas cities ranking 2019 & city classification from 12th annual Innovation Cities™ Index by 2thinknow city ranking for USA, Canada, plus Mexico and South America (Latin America).

2thinknow city ranking for innovation since 2007.

Part of the world’s largest global city ranking, the Innovation Cities™ Index, with 500 benchmark cities classified and ranked globally, featuring 171 cities in Americas region (118 USA, 14 Canada, 39 Latin America) this year.

FAQ

This city rankings includes tech, smart, startups and other aspects of a good city to live,  work and play based on economic opportunity for innovators. The Innovation Cities™ Indexes measure each cities potential as an innovation economy at the current time, since 2007.

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162 City Indicators

Based on 162 standard indicators with underlying Data Points from 2thinknow's awesome City Benchmarking Data set - all available to order for single cities or sets of cities. If you want more background information, order the Innovation Cities™ Analysis Report (info, order)

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Data on 1 City

Order all 162 indicators and over 450 slides on one single city online or via Proposal. Or join us for a City Package (silver or above).
Data Comparing Cities

Order the data you need as raw Data Points (info, order) or 162 City Indicators (info, order) for set of 10+ cities, or order a City Scorecard (info, order). Or contact us for anything else.

Index Resources

All 2019 Indexes: Top 100GlobalAmericas | EuropeAsiaEmerging > Download Excel + Newsletter

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While the Innovation Cities™ Index is free, detailed data is always available for purchase.

RankGlobal RankCity NameCountryStateRegionSubregionClassificationIndex ScoreCityID
13San Francisco - San JoseUnited StatesCaliforniaAMERICASUSA1 NEXUS551557
24New YorkUnited StatesNew YorkAMERICASUSA1 NEXUS55901
35Los AngelesUnited StatesCaliforniaAMERICASUSA1 NEXUS55740
47BostonUnited StatesMassachusettsAMERICASUSA1 NEXUS53167
58TorontoCanadaOntarioAMERICASCANADA1 NEXUS531370
611ChicagoUnited StatesIllinoisAMERICASUSA1 NEXUS53264
713Dallas-Fort WorthUnited StatesTexasAMERICASUSA1 NEXUS52325
815SeattleUnited StatesWashingtonAMERICASUSA1 NEXUS511215
917HoustonUnited StatesTexasAMERICASUSA1 NEXUS51525
1020AtlantaUnited StatesGeorgiaAMERICASUSA1 NEXUS4979
1122MontrealCanadaQuebecAMERICASCANADA1 NEXUS49853
1223San DiegoUnited StatesCaliforniaAMERICASUSA1 NEXUS491160
1324Washington DCUnited StatesDistrict of ColumbiaAMERICASUSA1 NEXUS491471
1425VancouverCanadaBritish ColumbiaAMERICASCANADA1 NEXUS491426
1526MiamiUnited StatesFloridaAMERICASUSA1 NEXUS48822
1629AustinUnited StatesTexasAMERICASUSA1 NEXUS4887
1731DenverUnited StatesColoradoAMERICASUSA1 NEXUS48334
1832PhiladelphiaUnited StatesPennsylvaniaAMERICASUSA1 NEXUS481027
1941PortlandUnited StatesOregonAMERICASUSA1 NEXUS461053
2043OaklandUnited StatesCaliforniaAMERICASUSA1 NEXUS46944
2150OrlandoUnited StatesFloridaAMERICASUSA1 NEXUS45972
2251Las VegasUnited StatesNevadaAMERICASUSA1 NEXUS45713
2352BaltimoreUnited StatesMarylandAMERICASUSA1 NEXUS4597
2458QuebecCanadaQuebecAMERICASCANADA2 HUB441079
2559SacramentoUnited StatesCaliforniaAMERICASUSA2 HUB441133
2661Minneapolis-St PaulUnited StatesMinnesotaAMERICASUSA2 HUB441544
2767Santa Ana-AnaheimUnited StatesCaliforniaAMERICASUSA2 HUB441173
2871TampaUnited StatesFloridaAMERICASUSA2 HUB431327
2973Mexico CityMexicoMexico CityAMERICASLATIN AMERICA2 HUB43821
3075PittsburghUnited StatesPennsylvaniaAMERICASUSA2 HUB431035
3177Raleigh-DurhamUnited StatesNorth CarolinaAMERICASUSA2 HUB431085
3278Kansas CityUnited StatesKS/MOAMERICASUSA2 HUB43614
3379Sao PauloBrazilSao PauloAMERICASLATIN AMERICA2 HUB431204
3480DetroitUnited StatesMichiganAMERICASUSA2 HUB43337
3581PhoenixUnited StatesArizonaAMERICASUSA2 HUB431030
3682Buenos AiresArgentinaBuenos AiresAMERICASLATIN AMERICA2 HUB43196
3783Salt Lake CityUnited StatesUtahAMERICASUSA2 HUB431149
3884NashvilleUnited StatesTennesseeAMERICASUSA2 HUB43890
3986CalgaryCanadaAlbertaAMERICASCANADA2 HUB43210
4087NewarkUnited StatesNew JerseyAMERICASUSA2 HUB43902
4188RiversideUnited StatesCaliforniaAMERICASUSA2 HUB431111
4291ProvidenceUnited StatesRhode IslandAMERICASUSA2 HUB421067
4394AlbuquerqueUnited StatesNew MexicoAMERICASUSA2 HUB4227
4497MemphisUnited StatesTennesseeAMERICASUSA2 HUB42813
4598RichmondUnited StatesVirginiaAMERICASUSA2 HUB421105
46101BoulderUnited StatesColoradoAMERICASUSA2 HUB42168
47103Fort LauderdaleUnited StatesFloridaAMERICASUSA2 HUB42403
48107IndianapolisUnited StatesIndianaAMERICASUSA2 HUB42548
49108San AntonioUnited StatesTexasAMERICASUSA2 HUB421155
50109CharlotteUnited StatesNorth CarolinaAMERICASUSA2 HUB42247
51112HonoluluUnited StatesHawaiiAMERICASUSA2 HUB41523
52114Ann ArborUnited StatesMichiganAMERICASUSA2 HUB4151
53115TallahasseeUnited StatesFloridaAMERICASUSA2 HUB411322
54116ColumbusUnited StatesOhioAMERICASUSA2 HUB41296
55118Rio De JaneiroBrazilRio De JaneiroAMERICASLATIN AMERICA2 HUB411109
56119New OrleansUnited StatesLouisianaAMERICASUSA2 HUB41900
57121MilwaukeeUnited StatesWisconsinAMERICASUSA2 HUB41827
58124CincinnatiUnited StatesOhioAMERICASUSA2 HUB41275
59125EdmontonCanadaAlbertaAMERICASCANADA2 HUB41369
60126OttawaCanadaOntarioAMERICASCANADA2 HUB41983
61137St LouisUnited StatesMissouriAMERICASUSA2 HUB411272
62141MedellinColombiaAntioquiaAMERICASLATIN AMERICA2 HUB40809
63142Des MoinesUnited StatesIowaAMERICASUSA2 HUB40336
64149SantiagoChileAMERICASLATIN AMERICA2 HUB401186
65156BuffaloUnited StatesNew YorkAMERICASUSA2 HUB40197
66159Ventura-OxnardUnited StatesCaliforniaAMERICASUSA2 HUB401633
67161AlbanyUnited StatesNew YorkAMERICASUSA2 HUB401627
68162JacksonvilleUnited StatesFloridaAMERICASUSA2 HUB40580
69165ClevelandUnited StatesOhioAMERICASUSA2 HUB40284
70166El PasoUnited StatesTexasAMERICASUSA2 HUB40373
71168RochesterUnited StatesNew YorkAMERICASUSA2 HUB401115
72169Norfolk-Virginia BeachUnited StatesVirginiaAMERICASUSA2 HUB40924
73170MadisonUnited StatesWisconsinAMERICASUSA2 HUB40765
74173FresnoUnited StatesCaliforniaAMERICASUSA3 NODE39413
75176HartfordUnited StatesConnecticutAMERICASUSA3 NODE39493
76178BogotaColombiaCundinamarca DepartmentAMERICASLATIN AMERICA3 NODE39160
77181TucsonUnited StatesArizonaAMERICASUSA3 NODE391391
78182Oklahoma CityUnited StatesOklahomaAMERICASUSA3 NODE39955
79183Grand RapidsUnited StatesMichiganAMERICASUSA3 NODE39457
80184CharlestonUnited StatesSouth CarolinaAMERICASUSA3 NODE39246
81185AllentownUnited StatesPennsylvaniaAMERICASUSA3 NODE3934
82186BoiseUnited StatesIdahoAMERICASUSA3 NODE39161
83187TulsaUnited StatesOklahomaAMERICASUSA3 NODE391394
84191ToledoUnited StatesOhioAMERICASUSA3 NODE391362
85192BirminghamUnited StatesAlabamaAMERICASUSA3 NODE39151
86193ColumbiaUnited StatesSouth CarolinaAMERICASUSA3 NODE39294
87196Colorado SpringsUnited StatesColoradoAMERICASUSA3 NODE39293
88197SavannahUnited StatesGeorgiaAMERICASUSA3 NODE391211
89202HalifaxCanadaNova ScotiaAMERICASCANADA3 NODE39480
90203GreensboroUnited StatesNorth CarolinaAMERICASUSA3 NODE39461
91205HamiltonCanadaOntarioAMERICASCANADA3 NODE39484
92206LouisvilleUnited StatesKentuckyAMERICASUSA3 NODE39742
93208Baton RougeUnited StatesLouisianaAMERICASUSA3 NODE39119
94210Little RockUnited StatesArkansasAMERICASUSA3 NODE39731
95214BridgeportUnited StatesConnecticutAMERICASUSA3 NODE39184
96215Corpus ChristiUnited StatesTexasAMERICASUSA3 NODE39307
97223WinnipegCanadaManitobaAMERICASCANADA3 NODE391483
98224AkronUnited StatesOhioAMERICASUSA3 NODE3823
99225SyracuseUnited StatesNew YorkAMERICASUSA3 NODE381302
100226ModestoUnited StatesCaliforniaAMERICASUSA3 NODE38840
101228CharlottesvilleUnited StatesVirginiaAMERICASUSA3 NODE381543
102230MonterreyMexicoNuevo LeonAMERICASLATIN AMERICA3 NODE38848
103233KnoxvilleUnited StatesTennesseeAMERICASUSA3 NODE38662
104234SpringfieldUnited StatesMassachusettsAMERICASUSA3 NODE381266
105236Green BayUnited StatesWisconsinAMERICASUSA3 NODE38460
106238OmahaUnited StatesNebraskaAMERICASUSA3 NODE38961
107240PortlandUnited StatesMaineAMERICASUSA3 NODE382104
108246SpokaneUnited StatesWashingtonAMERICASUSA3 NODE381264
109247BakersfieldUnited StatesCaliforniaAMERICASUSA3 NODE3894
110248StocktonUnited StatesCaliforniaAMERICASUSA3 NODE381281
111249ManchesterUnited StatesNew HampshireAMERICASUSA3 NODE38781
112250RenoUnited StatesNevadaAMERICASUSA3 NODE381097
113255Winston-SalemUnited StatesNorth CarolinaAMERICASUSA3 NODE381484
114263AugustaUnited StatesGeorgiaAMERICASUSA3 NODE3783
115266MontgomeryUnited StatesAlabamaAMERICASUSA3 NODE37851
116267ChattanoogaUnited StatesTennesseeAMERICASUSA3 NODE37249
117270JacksonUnited StatesMississippiAMERICASUSA3 NODE37579
118271LexingtonUnited StatesKentuckyAMERICASUSA3 NODE37722
119272DaytonUnited StatesOhioAMERICASUSA3 NODE37330
120273AnchorageUnited StatesAlaskaAMERICASUSA3 NODE3747
121274RoanokeUnited StatesVirginiaAMERICASUSA3 NODE371632
122275RochesterUnited StatesMinnesotaAMERICASUSA3 NODE371114
123276WichitaUnited StatesKansasAMERICASUSA3 NODE371479
124278LondonCanadaOntarioAMERICASCANADA3 NODE37736
125279LancasterUnited StatesPennsylvaniaAMERICASUSA3 NODE371629
126282LincolnUnited StatesNebraskaAMERICASUSA3 NODE37727
127286CuritibaBrazilParanaAMERICASLATIN AMERICA3 NODE37318
128288KitchenerCanadaOntarioAMERICASCANADA3 NODE37659
129289WilmingtonUnited StatesDelawareAMERICASUSA3 NODE372105
130291Cedar RapidsUnited StatesIowaAMERICASUSA3 NODE36241
131293LimaPeruAMERICASLATIN AMERICA3 NODE36725
132297SpringfieldUnited StatesIllinoisAMERICASUSA3 NODE361265
133303SpringfieldUnited StatesMissouriAMERICASUSA3 NODE361267
134312GreenvilleUnited StatesSouth CarolinaAMERICASUSA3 NODE361628
135314Fredericton - St JohnCanadaNew BrunswickAMERICASCANADA3 NODE361556
136328GuadalajaraMexicoJaliscoAMERICASLATIN AMERICA3 NODE35466
137330BozemanUnited StatesMontanaAMERICASUSA3 NODE35171
138332FargoUnited StatesNorth DakotaAMERICASUSA3 NODE352103
139340BurlingtonUnited StatesVermontAMERICASUSA3 NODE352100
140342MonctonCanadaNew BrunswickAMERICASCANADA3 NODE35846
141355Belo HorizonteBrazilMinas GeraisAMERICASLATIN AMERICA3 NODE34135
142361BrasiliaBrazilBrasiliaAMERICASLATIN AMERICA3 NODE34174
143363SalvadorBrazilAMERICASLATIN AMERICA3 NODE341152
144364Sioux FallsUnited StatesSouth DakotaAMERICASUSA3 NODE341241
145366RecifeBrazilPernambucoAMERICASLATIN AMERICA3 NODE341091
146377MontevideoUruguayAMERICASLATIN AMERICA3 NODE33850
147381Porto AlegreBrazilRio Grande do SulAMERICASLATIN AMERICA3 NODE331054
148382BillingsUnited StatesMontanaAMERICASUSA3 NODE33150
149387PueblaMexicoPueblaAMERICASLATIN AMERICA3 NODE331071
150389Panama CityPanamaPanama CanalAMERICASLATIN AMERICA3 NODE33998
151406ValparaisoChileValparaisoAMERICASLATIN AMERICA3 NODE321425
152407CordobaArgentinaCordoba ProvinceAMERICASLATIN AMERICA3 NODE32304
153409QuitoEcuadorPichinchaAMERICASLATIN AMERICA3 NODE321081
154414CheyenneUnited StatesWyomingAMERICASUSA3 NODE322102
155415San Jose, Costa RicaCosta RicaSan JoseAMERICASLATIN AMERICA3 NODE321162
156423FortalezaBrazilCearaAMERICASLATIN AMERICA3 NODE31405
157428CaracasVenezuelaAMERICASLATIN AMERICA3 NODE31224
158433Guatemala CityGuatemalaGuatemalaAMERICASLATIN AMERICA4 UPSTART30472
159437Santo Domingo, DRDominican RepublicAMERICASLATIN AMERICA4 UPSTART301191
160450CaliColombiaValle del CaucaAMERICASLATIN AMERICA4 UPSTART29211
161451San SalvadorEl SalvadorSan Salvador departmentAMERICASLATIN AMERICA4 UPSTART291168
162463San JuanArgentinaAMERICASLATIN AMERICA4 UPSTART282108
163469GuayaquilEcuadorGuayasAMERICASLATIN AMERICA4 UPSTART27473
164470CartagenaColombiaAMERICASLATIN AMERICA4 UPSTART27231
165477KingstonJamaicaAMERICASLATIN AMERICA4 UPSTART26648
166478NassauBahamasAMERICASLATIN AMERICA4 UPSTART262106
167481HavanaCubaHavanaAMERICASLATIN AMERICA4 UPSTART25494
168482La PazBoliviaLa Paz DepartmentAMERICASLATIN AMERICA4 UPSTART25702
169484TegucigalpaHondurasAMERICASLATIN AMERICA241334
170487AsuncionParaguayAMERICASLATIN AMERICA2376
171488Port of SpainTrinidad and TobagoAMERICASLATIN AMERICA232107

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