Innovation Cities™ Index 2015: Americas

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AmericaCity innovation classifications and rankings 2015 for USA, Canada and South America.

World’s largest city classification and global ranking with 157 Americas cities (113 USA, 14 Canada, 30 Latin America)  from 500 benchmark cities classified, and with top cities ranked in 2015. Based on 2thinknow analysis of cities on 162 city indicators from 2thinknow City Benchmarking Data program. Established 2007.

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Innovation Cities™ Index 2015 : Americas

2015 Indexes: Global | Top 100Americas | EuropeAsiaEmerging | Newcomers

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Rank Name State Country Class Score Region Sub Region
Rank Name State Country Class Score Region Sub Region
2 San Francisco – San Jose California United States 1 NEXUS 56 AMERICAS USA
4 Boston Massachusetts United States 1 NEXUS 56 AMERICAS USA
6 New York New York United States 1 NEXUS 55 AMERICAS USA
11 Toronto Canada 1 NEXUS 54 AMERICAS CANADA
13 Seattle Washington United States 1 NEXUS 54 AMERICAS USA
16 Chicago Illinois United States 1 NEXUS 54 AMERICAS USA
21 Los Angeles California United States 1 NEXUS 53 AMERICAS USA
29 Washington DC District of Columbia United States 1 NEXUS 52 AMERICAS USA
35 Vancouver Canada 1 NEXUS 51 AMERICAS CANADA
38 Philadelphia Pennsylvania United States 1 NEXUS 51 AMERICAS USA
39 Austin Texas United States 1 NEXUS 50 AMERICAS USA
41 Montréal Canada 1 NEXUS 50 AMERICAS CANADA
43 Raleigh-Durham North Carolina United States 1 NEXUS 50 AMERICAS USA
44 Dallas-Fort Worth Texas United States 1 NEXUS 50 AMERICAS USA
47 Miami Florida United States 1 NEXUS 50 AMERICAS USA
50 San Diego California United States 2 HUB 49 AMERICAS USA
51 Houston Texas United States 2 HUB 49 AMERICAS USA
53 Orlando Florida United States 2 HUB 49 AMERICAS USA
60 Portland Oregon United States 2 HUB 48 AMERICAS USA
62 Québec Canada 2 HUB 48 AMERICAS CANADA
65 Atlanta Georgia United States 2 HUB 48 AMERICAS USA
67 Denver Colorado United States 2 HUB 48 AMERICAS USA
69 Minneapolis-St Paul Minnesota United States 2 HUB 48 AMERICAS USA
77 Kansas City KO/MO United States 2 HUB 47 AMERICAS USA
79 Pittsburgh Pennsylvania United States 2 HUB 47 AMERICAS USA
81 Newark New Jersey United States 2 HUB 47 AMERICAS USA
83 Richmond Virginia United States 2 HUB 47 AMERICAS USA
87 Calgary Alberta Canada 2 HUB 47 AMERICAS CANADA
93 Santa Ana-Anaheim California United States 2 HUB 47 AMERICAS USA
94 Tampa Florida United States 2 HUB 47 AMERICAS USA
97 Baltimore Maryland United States 2 HUB 47 AMERICAS USA
102 São Paulo Brazil 2 HUB 46 AMERICAS LATIN AMERICA
107 Ann Arbor Michigan United States 2 HUB 46 AMERICAS USA
108 Edmonton Canada 2 HUB 46 AMERICAS CANADA
109 Las Vegas Nevada United States 2 HUB 46 AMERICAS USA
110 Providence Rhode Island United States 2 HUB 46 AMERICAS USA
112 Tallahassee Florida United States 2 HUB 46 AMERICAS USA
113 Boulder Colorado United States 2 HUB 45 AMERICAS USA
118 Manchester New Hampshire United States 2 HUB 45 AMERICAS USA
122 Salt Lake City Utah United States 2 HUB 45 AMERICAS USA
124 Boise Idaho United States 2 HUB 45 AMERICAS USA
128 Rochester New York United States 2 HUB 45 AMERICAS USA
129 Oakland California United States 2 HUB 45 AMERICAS USA
134 Charlotte North Carolina United States 2 HUB 45 AMERICAS USA
135 St Louis Missouri United States 2 HUB 45 AMERICAS USA
136 Des Moines Iowa United States 2 HUB 45 AMERICAS USA
137 Buffalo New York United States 3 NODE 44 AMERICAS USA
138 San Antonio Texas United States 3 NODE 44 AMERICAS USA
139 Rio De Janeiro Brazil 3 NODE 44 AMERICAS LATIN AMERICA
140 Riverside California United States 3 NODE 44 AMERICAS USA
141 Colorado Springs Colorado United States 3 NODE 44 AMERICAS USA
142 Honolulu Hawaii United States 3 NODE 44 AMERICAS USA
143 Ventura-Oxnard California United States 3 NODE 44 AMERICAS USA
144 Charlottesville Virginia United States 3 NODE 44 AMERICAS USA
145 Berkeley California United States 3 NODE 44 AMERICAS USA
146 Albany New York United States 3 NODE 44 AMERICAS USA
147 Medellin Colombia 3 NODE 44 AMERICAS LATIN AMERICA
153 Jacksonville Florida United States 3 NODE 44 AMERICAS USA
158 Norfolk-Virginia Beach Virginia United States 3 NODE 44 AMERICAS USA
159 Sacramento California United States 3 NODE 44 AMERICAS USA
163 Oklahoma City Oklahoma United States 3 NODE 44 AMERICAS USA
167 Savannah Georgia United States 3 NODE 44 AMERICAS USA
170 Fort Lauderdale Florida United States 3 NODE 44 AMERICAS USA
172 Hartford Connecticut United States 3 NODE 43 AMERICAS USA
178 Phoenix Arizona United States 3 NODE 43 AMERICAS USA
179 Cleveland Ohio United States 3 NODE 43 AMERICAS USA
180 Milwaukee Wisconsin United States 3 NODE 43 AMERICAS USA
181 Nashville Tennessee United States 3 NODE 43 AMERICAS USA
188 Buenos Aires Argentina 3 NODE 43 AMERICAS LATIN AMERICA
189 Bogotá Colombia 3 NODE 43 AMERICAS LATIN AMERICA
191 New Orleans Louisiana United States 3 NODE 43 AMERICAS USA
194 Spokane Washington United States 3 NODE 43 AMERICAS USA
195 Memphis Tennessee United States 3 NODE 43 AMERICAS USA
196 Grand Rapids Michigan United States 3 NODE 43 AMERICAS USA
197 Bakersfield California United States 3 NODE 43 AMERICAS USA
199 Birmingham Alabama United States 3 NODE 43 AMERICAS USA
200 Springfield Massachusetts United States 3 NODE 43 AMERICAS USA
201 Stockton California United States 3 NODE 43 AMERICAS USA
202 Charleston South Carolina United States 3 NODE 43 AMERICAS USA
203 Fresno California United States 3 NODE 43 AMERICAS USA
204 Rochester Minnesota United States 3 NODE 43 AMERICAS USA
205 Green Bay Wisconsin United States 3 NODE 43 AMERICAS USA
212 Greensboro North Carolina United States 3 NODE 43 AMERICAS USA
213 Madison Wisconsin United States 3 NODE 43 AMERICAS USA
215 Roanoke Virginia United States 3 NODE 43 AMERICAS USA
224 Tucson Arizona United States 3 NODE 42 AMERICAS USA
225 Mexico City Mexico 3 NODE 42 AMERICAS LATIN AMERICA
226 Allentown Pennsylvania United States 3 NODE 42 AMERICAS USA
227 Wichita Kansas United States 3 NODE 42 AMERICAS USA
228 Cincinnati Ohio United States 3 NODE 42 AMERICAS USA
229 Bridgeport Connecticut United States 3 NODE 42 AMERICAS USA
230 Syracuse New York United States 3 NODE 42 AMERICAS USA
231 Corpus Christi Texas United States 3 NODE 42 AMERICAS USA
233 Detroit Michigan United States 3 NODE 42 AMERICAS USA
235 Lancaster Pennsylvania United States 3 NODE 42 AMERICAS USA
248 Modesto California United States 3 NODE 42 AMERICAS USA
255 Albuquerque New Mexico United States 3 NODE 41 AMERICAS USA
259 Columbus Ohio United States 3 NODE 41 AMERICAS USA
260 Indianapolis Indiana United States 3 NODE 41 AMERICAS USA
261 Ottawa Canada 3 NODE 41 AMERICAS CANADA
262 Montgomery Alabama United States 3 NODE 41 AMERICAS USA
263 Curitiba Brazil 3 NODE 41 AMERICAS LATIN AMERICA
264 Springfield Illinois United States 3 NODE 41 AMERICAS USA
266 Monterrey Mexico 3 NODE 41 AMERICAS LATIN AMERICA
267 Louisville Kentucky United States 3 NODE 41 AMERICAS USA
269 Baton Rouge Louisiana United States 3 NODE 41 AMERICAS USA
271 El Paso Texas United States 3 NODE 41 AMERICAS USA
274 Winnipeg Canada 3 NODE 41 AMERICAS CANADA
275 Chattanooga Tennessee United States 3 NODE 41 AMERICAS USA
285 Cedar Rapids Iowa United States 3 NODE 40 AMERICAS USA
287 Lexington Kentucky United States 3 NODE 40 AMERICAS USA
294 Toledo Ohio United States 3 NODE 40 AMERICAS USA
298 Augusta Georgia United States 3 NODE 40 AMERICAS USA
301 Omaha Nebraska United States 3 NODE 40 AMERICAS USA
302 Halifax Canada 3 NODE 40 AMERICAS CANADA
304 Greenville South Carolina United States 3 NODE 40 AMERICAS USA
305 London Canada 3 NODE 40 AMERICAS CANADA
308 Tulsa Oklahoma United States 3 NODE 40 AMERICAS USA
310 Columbia South Carolina United States 3 NODE 40 AMERICAS USA
312 Bozeman Montana United States 3 NODE 40 AMERICAS USA
313 Hamilton Canada 3 NODE 40 AMERICAS CANADA
314 Brasilia Brazil 3 NODE 40 AMERICAS LATIN AMERICA
320 Dayton Ohio United States 4 INFLUENCER 39 AMERICAS USA
322 Little Rock Arkansas United States 4 INFLUENCER 39 AMERICAS USA
329 Winston-Salem North Carolina United States 4 INFLUENCER 39 AMERICAS USA
334 Knoxville Tennessee United States 4 INFLUENCER 39 AMERICAS USA
335 Kitchener Canada 4 INFLUENCER 39 AMERICAS CANADA
343 Fredericton – St John New Brunswick Canada 4 INFLUENCER 38 AMERICAS CANADA
348 Springfield Missouri United States 4 INFLUENCER 38 AMERICAS USA
349 Akron Ohio United States 4 INFLUENCER 38 AMERICAS USA
350 Moncton New Brunswick Canada 4 INFLUENCER 38 AMERICAS CANADA
351 Salvador Bahia Brazil 4 INFLUENCER 38 AMERICAS LATIN AMERICA
352 Reno Nevada United States 4 INFLUENCER 38 AMERICAS USA
355 Panama City Panama 4 INFLUENCER 38 AMERICAS LATIN AMERICA
356 Anchorage Alaska United States 4 INFLUENCER 38 AMERICAS USA
366 Belo Horizonte Brazil 4 INFLUENCER 37 AMERICAS LATIN AMERICA
370 Recife Pernambuco Brazil 4 INFLUENCER 37 AMERICAS LATIN AMERICA
374 Jackson Mississippi United States 4 INFLUENCER 37 AMERICAS USA
375 Puebla Puebla Mexico 4 INFLUENCER 37 AMERICAS LATIN AMERICA
377 Santiago Chile 4 INFLUENCER 36 AMERICAS LATIN AMERICA
378 Cordoba Argentina 4 INFLUENCER 36 AMERICAS LATIN AMERICA
382 Lincoln Nebraska United States 4 INFLUENCER 36 AMERICAS USA
383 San Jose, Costa Rica Costa Rica 4 INFLUENCER 36 AMERICAS LATIN AMERICA
384 San Salvador El Salvador 4 INFLUENCER 36 AMERICAS LATIN AMERICA
386 Porto Alegre Brazil 4 INFLUENCER 36 AMERICAS LATIN AMERICA
388 Quito Ecuador 4 INFLUENCER 35 AMERICAS LATIN AMERICA
390 Lima Peru 4 INFLUENCER 35 AMERICAS LATIN AMERICA
394 Guadalajara Mexico 4 INFLUENCER 35 AMERICAS LATIN AMERICA
397 Valparaíso Valparaíso Chile 4 INFLUENCER 35 AMERICAS LATIN AMERICA
398 Caracas Venezuela 4 INFLUENCER 35 AMERICAS LATIN AMERICA
399 Santo Domingo, DR Dominican Republic 4 INFLUENCER 35 AMERICAS LATIN AMERICA
402 Montevideo Uruguay 5 UPSTART 34 AMERICAS LATIN AMERICA
413 Havana Havana Cuba 5 UPSTART 33 AMERICAS LATIN AMERICA
433 Tegucigalpa Honduras 0 29 AMERICAS LATIN AMERICA
434 San Juan Puerto Rico 0 28 AMERICAS USA

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