Innovation Cities™ Index 2016-2017: Americas

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AmericaCity innovation classifications and rankings 2016-2017 for USA, Canada and South America.

World’s largest city classification and global ranking with 171 Americas cities (118 USA, 14 Canada, 39 Latin America)  from 500 benchmark cities classified, and with all cities ranked in 2016-2017. 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 2016-2017 : Americas

2016-2017 Indexes: Top 100GlobalAmericas | EuropeAsiaEmerging

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Rank City Name State Province Designated Class. Score Sub Region
1 New York New York United States 1 NEXUS 59 USA
2 San Francisco – San Jose California United States 1 NEXUS 56 USA
3 Boston Massachusetts United States 1 NEXUS 56 USA
4 Los Angeles California United States 1 NEXUS 55 USA
5 Toronto Ontario Canada 1 NEXUS 54 CANADA
6 Dallas-Fort Worth Texas United States 1 NEXUS 52 USA
7 Atlanta Georgia United States 1 NEXUS 51 USA
8 Montréal Quebec Canada 1 NEXUS 51 CANADA
9 Chicago Illinois United States 1 NEXUS 51 USA
10 Seattle Washington United States 1 NEXUS 51 USA
11 Houston Texas United States 1 NEXUS 50 USA
12 Vancouver British Columbia Canada 1 NEXUS 50 CANADA
13 Miami Florida United States 1 NEXUS 50 USA
14 Washington DC District of Columbia United States 1 NEXUS 50 USA
15 Philadelphia Pennsylvania United States 1 NEXUS 49 USA
16 San Diego California United States 1 NEXUS 48 USA
17 Denver Colorado United States 1 NEXUS 47 USA
18 Austin Texas United States 1 NEXUS 46 USA
19 Portland Oregon United States 1 NEXUS 46 USA
20 Oakland California United States 2 HUB 45 USA
21 Québec Quebec Canada 2 HUB 45 CANADA
22 Raleigh-Durham North Carolina United States 2 HUB 45 USA
23 Buenos Aires Buenos Aires Argentina 2 HUB 45 LATIN AMERICA
24 Orlando Florida United States 2 HUB 45 USA
25 Phoenix Arizona United States 2 HUB 45 USA
26 Baltimore Maryland United States 2 HUB 45 USA
27 Las Vegas Nevada United States 2 HUB 45 USA
28 Minneapolis-St Paul Minnesota United States 2 HUB 44 USA
29 São Paulo São Paulo Brazil 2 HUB 44 LATIN AMERICA
30 Detroit Michigan United States 2 HUB 44 USA
31 Sacramento California United States 2 HUB 44 USA
32 Calgary Alberta Canada 2 HUB 43 CANADA
33 Mexico City Mexico City Mexico 2 HUB 43 LATIN AMERICA
34 Salt Lake City Utah United States 2 HUB 43 USA
35 Kansas City KS/MO United States 2 HUB 43 USA
36 Albuquerque New Mexico United States 2 HUB 43 USA
37 Boulder Colorado United States 2 HUB 43 USA
38 San Antonio Texas United States 2 HUB 43 USA
39 Providence Rhode Island United States 2 HUB 43 USA
40 Riverside California United States 2 HUB 43 USA
41 Tampa Florida United States 2 HUB 43 USA
42 Pittsburgh Pennsylvania United States 2 HUB 43 USA
43 Richmond Virginia United States 2 HUB 43 USA
44 Indianapolis Indiana United States 2 HUB 43 USA
45 Santa Ana-Anaheim California United States 2 HUB 43 USA
46 Newark New Jersey United States 2 HUB 42 USA
47 Tallahassee Florida United States 2 HUB 42 USA
48 Louisville Kentucky United States 2 HUB 42 USA
49 Nashville Tennessee United States 2 HUB 42 USA
50 Cincinnati Ohio United States 2 HUB 42 USA
51 Memphis Tennessee United States 2 HUB 42 USA
52 Edmonton Alberta Canada 2 HUB 42 CANADA
53 Milwaukee Wisconsin United States 2 HUB 42 USA
54 St Louis Missouri United States 2 HUB 42 USA
55 Rio De Janeiro Rio De Janeiro Brazil 2 HUB 42 LATIN AMERICA
56 Ottawa Ontario Canada 2 HUB 42 CANADA
57 Cleveland Ohio United States 2 HUB 42 USA
58 Charlotte North Carolina United States 2 HUB 42 USA
59 Fort Lauderdale Florida United States 2 HUB 42 USA
60 Buffalo New York United States 2 HUB 41 USA
61 Honolulu Hawaii United States 2 HUB 41 USA
62 Hartford Connecticut United States 2 HUB 41 USA
63 Medellin Antioquia Colombia 2 HUB 41 LATIN AMERICA
64 Oklahoma City Oklahoma United States 2 HUB 41 USA
65 New Orleans Louisiana United States 2 HUB 41 USA
66 Rochester New York United States 2 HUB 41 USA
67 Boise Idaho United States 2 HUB 41 USA
68 Ann Arbor Michigan United States 2 HUB 41 USA
69 Des Moines Iowa United States 2 HUB 41 USA
70 Norfolk-Virginia Beach Virginia United States 2 HUB 41 USA
71 Santiago Chile 2 HUB 41 LATIN AMERICA
72 Jacksonville Florida United States 2 HUB 41 USA
73 Columbus Ohio United States 3 NODE 40 USA
74 Birmingham Alabama United States 3 NODE 40 USA
75 Savannah Georgia United States 3 NODE 40 USA
76 Ventura-Oxnard California United States 3 NODE 40 USA
77 Fresno California United States 3 NODE 40 USA
78 Albany New York United States 3 NODE 40 USA
79 Madison Wisconsin United States 3 NODE 40 USA
80 Charlottesville Virginia United States 3 NODE 40 USA
81 Akron Ohio United States 3 NODE 40 USA
82 Allentown Pennsylvania United States 3 NODE 40 USA
83 Greensboro North Carolina United States 3 NODE 40 USA
84 Grand Rapids Michigan United States 3 NODE 40 USA
85 Hamilton Ontario Canada 3 NODE 40 CANADA
86 Little Rock Arkansas United States 3 NODE 40 USA
87 Halifax Nova Scotia Canada 3 NODE 40 CANADA
88 Toledo Ohio United States 3 NODE 40 USA
89 Corpus Christi Texas United States 3 NODE 40 USA
90 Charleston South Carolina United States 3 NODE 39 USA
91 El Paso Texas United States 3 NODE 39 USA
92 Baton Rouge Louisiana United States 3 NODE 39 USA
93 Monterrey Nuevo León Mexico 3 NODE 39 LATIN AMERICA
94 Bogotá Cundinamarca Department Colombia 3 NODE 39 LATIN AMERICA
95 Winnipeg Manitoba Canada 3 NODE 39 CANADA
96 Springfield Massachusetts United States 3 NODE 39 USA
97 Columbia South Carolina United States 3 NODE 39 USA
98 Dayton Ohio United States 3 NODE 39 USA
99 Bridgeport Connecticut United States 3 NODE 39 USA
100 Knoxville Tennessee United States 3 NODE 39 USA
101 Colorado Springs Colorado United States 3 NODE 39 USA
102 Omaha Nebraska United States 3 NODE 39 USA
103 Syracuse New York United States 3 NODE 39 USA
104 Tulsa Oklahoma United States 3 NODE 39 USA
105 Spokane Washington United States 3 NODE 39 USA
106 Tucson Arizona United States 3 NODE 39 USA
107 Jackson Mississippi United States 3 NODE 39 USA
108 Modesto California United States 3 NODE 39 USA
109 Lexington Kentucky United States 3 NODE 39 USA
110 Chattanooga Tennessee United States 3 NODE 39 USA
111 Lincoln Nebraska United States 3 NODE 39 USA
112 Rochester Minnesota United States 3 NODE 39 USA
113 Wichita Kansas United States 3 NODE 39 USA
114 Augusta Georgia United States 3 NODE 39 USA
115 Anchorage Alaska United States 3 NODE 39 USA
116 Green Bay Wisconsin United States 3 NODE 39 USA
117 London Ontario Canada 3 NODE 39 CANADA
118 Kitchener Ontario Canada 3 NODE 38 CANADA
119 Portland Maine United States 3 NODE 38 USA
120 Manchester New Hampshire United States 3 NODE 38 USA
121 Lancaster Pennsylvania United States 3 NODE 38 USA
122 Stockton California United States 3 NODE 38 USA
123 Roanoke North Carolina United States 3 NODE 38 USA
124 Bakersfield California United States 3 NODE 38 USA
125 Wilmington Delaware United States 3 NODE 38 USA
126 Montgomery Alabama United States 3 NODE 38 USA
127 Greenville South Carolina United States 3 NODE 38 USA
128 Cedar Rapids Iowa United States 3 NODE 38 USA
129 Winston-Salem North Carolina United States 3 NODE 38 USA
130 Reno Nevada United States 3 NODE 38 USA
131 Lima Peru 3 NODE 37 LATIN AMERICA
132 Moncton New Brunswick Canada 3 NODE 37 CANADA
133 Springfield Illinois United States 3 NODE 37 USA
134 Fredericton – St John New Brunswick Canada 3 NODE 37 CANADA
135 Springfield Missouri United States 3 NODE 37 USA
136 Bozeman Montana United States 3 NODE 37 USA
137 Belo Horizonte Minas Gerais Brazil 3 NODE 37 LATIN AMERICA
138 Curitiba Paraná Brazil 3 NODE 37 LATIN AMERICA
139 Montevideo Uruguay 3 NODE 35 LATIN AMERICA
140 Guadalajara Jalisco Mexico 3 NODE 35 LATIN AMERICA
141 Sioux Falls South Dakota United States 3 NODE 35 USA
142 Brasilia Brasilia Brazil 3 NODE 35 LATIN AMERICA
143 Recife Pernambuco Brazil 3 NODE 35 LATIN AMERICA
144 Fargo North Dakota United States 3 NODE 35 USA
145 Burlington Vermont United States 3 NODE 35 USA
146 Porto Alegre Rio Grande do Sul Brazil 3 NODE 35 LATIN AMERICA
147 Billings Montana United States 3 NODE 34 USA
148 Cordoba Córdoba Province Argentina 3 NODE 34 LATIN AMERICA
149 Cheyenne Wyoming United States 3 NODE 34 USA
150 Salvador Brazil 3 NODE 34 LATIN AMERICA
151 Panama City Panama Canal Panama 3 NODE 34 LATIN AMERICA
152 San Jose, Costa Rica San Jose Costa Rica 3 NODE 34 LATIN AMERICA
153 Puebla Puebla Mexico 3 NODE 34 LATIN AMERICA
154 Valparaíso Valparaíso Chile 3 NODE 33 LATIN AMERICA
155 San Salvador San Salvador department El Salvador 3 NODE 33 LATIN AMERICA
156 Quito Pichincha Ecuador 3 NODE 33 LATIN AMERICA
157 Santo Domingo, DR Dominican Republic 3 NODE 32 LATIN AMERICA
158 Fortaleza Ceará Brazil 3 NODE 32 LATIN AMERICA
159 Guatemala City Guatemala Guatemala 4 UPSTART 30 LATIN AMERICA
160 Caracas Venezuela 4 UPSTART 30 LATIN AMERICA
161 Cali Valle del Cauca Colombia 4 UPSTART 29 LATIN AMERICA
162 San Juan Argentina 4 UPSTART 29 LATIN AMERICA
163 Guayaquil Guayas Ecuador 4 UPSTART 28 LATIN AMERICA
164 Nassau Bahamas 4 UPSTART 28 LATIN AMERICA
165 Kingston Jamaica 4 UPSTART 27 LATIN AMERICA
166 Cartagena Colombia 4 UPSTART 27 LATIN AMERICA
167 La Paz La Paz Department Bolivia 4 UPSTART 26 LATIN AMERICA
168 Asuncion Paraguay 25 LATIN AMERICA
169 Tegucigalpa Honduras 25 LATIN AMERICA
170 Port of Spain Trinidad and Tobago 24 LATIN AMERICA
171 Havana Havana Cuba 22 LATIN AMERICA

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