SMU DataArts National Center for Arts Research
FAQ & Methodology Arts Vibrancy Index 2023

Top 40 Arts Vibrant Communities





Arts Vibrancy Score

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These index scores show how a county performs relative to other counties on a 0-100% scale. For example, a county scoring 85 would be performing better than 85% of other counties, while a county scoring 15 would be performing worse than 85% of other counties.

Arts Providers Index
Arts Dollars Index
Public Support Index

Socioeconomic Index
% Employment
% Bachelor's Degree
% of Households > $150K
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