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Top 20 U.S.

creative-class cities

Bottom 20 U.S.

creative-class cities

Cupertino, Calif.

Palo Alto, Calif.

McLean, Va.

Bethesda, Md.

Brookline, Mass.

Potomac, Md.

Cambridge, Mass.

Newton, Mass.

Arlington, Va.

North Bethesda, Md.

Hoboken, N.J.

Redmond, Wash.

Dublin, Ohio

Santa Monica, Calif

Sammamish, Wash.

Reston, Va.

Ellicott City, Md.

Berkeley, Calif.

Mountain View, Calif.

Arlington, Mass.

 

Florence-Graham, Calif.

Huntington Park, Calif.

Lynwood, Calif.

Cicero, Ill.

Reading, P

East Los Angeles, Calif.

Camden, N.J.

Watsonville, Calif.

South Gate, Calif.

Compton, Calif.

Brentwood, N.Y.

Paterson, N.J.

Paramount, Calif.

Sunrise Manor, Nev.

Union City, N.J.

Santa Ana, Calif.

Trenton, N.J.

Rialto, Calif.

Pontiac, Mich.

Elizabeth, N.J.

 

76.9%

76.4%

75.5%

75.1%

74.2%

73.4%

67.9%

67.5%

66.7%

66.5%

65.1%

64.9%

64.7%

64.2%

64.1%

63.6%

63.3%

62.4%

61.4%

61.1%

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10.9%

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13.8%

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14.6%

14.9%

15.1%

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16.8%

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Top 20 U.S.

creative-class cities

Bottom 20 U.S.

creative-class cities

Cupertino, Calif.

Palo Alto, Calif.

McLean, Va.

Bethesda, Md.

Brookline, Mass.

Potomac, Md.

Cambridge, Mass.

Newton, Mass.

Arlington, Va.

North Bethesda, Md.

Hoboken, N.J.

Redmond, Wash.

Dublin, Ohio

Santa Monica, Calif

Sammamish, Wash.

Reston, Va.

Ellicott City, Md.

Berkeley, Calif.

Mountain View, Calif.

Arlington, Mass.

 

Florence-Graham, Calif.

Huntington Park, Calif.

Lynwood, Calif.

Cicero, Ill.

Reading, P

East Los Angeles, Calif.

Camden, N.J.

Watsonville, Calif.

South Gate, Calif.

Compton, Calif.

Brentwood, N.Y.

Paterson, N.J.

Paramount, Calif.

Sunrise Manor, Nev.

Union City, N.J.

Santa Ana, Calif.

Trenton, N.J.

Rialto, Calif.

Pontiac, Mich.

Elizabeth, N.J.

 

76.9%

76.4%

75.5%

75.1%

74.2%

73.4%

67.9%

67.5%

66.7%

66.5%

65.1%

64.9%

64.7%

64.2%

64.1%

63.6%

63.3%

62.4%

61.4%

61.1%

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10.8%

10.9%

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13.8%

14.1%

14.6%

14.9%

15.1%

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15.9%

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16.5%

16.6%

16.8%

16.8%

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16

Top 20 U.S.

creative-class cities

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Cupertino, Calif.

Palo Alto, Calif.

McLean, Va.

Bethesda, Md.

Brookline, Mass.

Potomac, Md.

Cambridge, Mass.

Newton, Mass.

Arlington, Va.

North Bethesda, Md.

Hoboken, N.J.

Redmond, Wash.

Dublin, Ohio

Santa Monica, Calif

Sammamish, Wash.

Reston, Va.

Ellicott City, Md.

Berkeley, Calif.

Mountain View, Calif.

Arlington, Mass.

 

76.9%

76.4%

75.5%

75.1%

74.2%

73.4%

67.9%

67.5%

66.7%

66.5%

65.1%

64.9%

64.7%

64.2%

64.1%

63.6%

63.3%

62.4%

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61.1%

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Bottom 20 U.S.

creative-class cities

Florence-Graham, Calif.

Huntington Park, Calif.

Lynwood, Calif.

Cicero, Ill.

Reading, P

East Los Angeles, Calif.

Camden, N.J.

Watsonville, Calif.

South Gate, Calif.

Compton, Calif.

Brentwood, N.Y.

Paterson, N.J.

Paramount, Calif.

Sunrise Manor, Nev.

Union City, N.J.

Santa Ana, Calif.

Trenton, N.J.

Rialto, Calif.

Pontiac, Mich.

Elizabeth, N.J.

 

10%

10.8%

10.9%

12.1%

12.5%

13%

13.8%

14.1%

14.6%

14.9%

15.1%

15.4%

15.5%

15.8%

15.9%

16%

16.5%

16.6%

16.8%

16.8%

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SOURCE: Source: Richard Florida and Martin Prosperity Group.