Small City Economic Dynamism Index
The Small City Economic Dynamism Index provides a snapshot of the economic trajectory of 400 small and midsized cities across the United States. The index and its underlying data set are tools for leaders working in or on behalf of small and midsized cities. In it, economic dynamism is defined as churning in a local economy that creates the potential to generate positive economic performance. It includes 13 indicators of economic dynamism for metro and micropolitan areas with populations between 10,000 and 500,000.