"Arts & Economic Prosperity 6 demonstrates that the nonprofit arts and culture industry is an economic driver in communities—a growth industry that supports jobs, generates government revenue, and builds community vibrancy. The map below displays the 373 study regions who participated in this research effort. Forty-one research partners represented multiple communities such as both a city and a county."
Produced by SMU DataArts. The Vibrancy Index is an annual report identifying the top 40 communities in the United States with robust arts spending and support. The interactive map allows users to see comparative data down to the county level.
"Every five years, the U.S. Census Bureau collects extensive statistics about businesses that are essential to understanding the American economy. This official count, better known as the Economic Census, serves as the foundation for the measurement of U.S. businesses and their economic impact."
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