Leading Cities Rating Powered by Bright Cities

2019 Ratings


The Leading Cities Rating powered by Bright Cities uses data science applied to publicly available data to analyze a city’s performance against 45 indicators from ten dimensions of a smart city: Governance, Economy, Education, Entrepreneurship, Environment, Health, Mobility, Security, Technology and Energy. Rated cities are categorized on a scale ranging from A+ to D-.

A-Class Ratings

A+

none

A

none

A-

none


B-Class Ratings

B+

Seattle, WA
Boulder, CO
San Francisco, CA
Berkeley, CA

B

none

B-

Honolulu, HI
Boston, MA
New York, NY
Minneapolis, MN
Oakland, CA
Los Angeles, CA
Washington, DC


C-Class Ratings

C+

Louisville, KY
Nashville, TN
Pittsburgh, PA
El Paso, TX
Chicago, IL
Dallas, TX
Houston, TX
Tulsa, OK
Norfolk, VA
Atlanta, GA
Miami, FL
New Orleans, LA

C

none

C-

St. Louis, MO


D-Class Ratings

D+

none

D

none

D-

none


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