Minneapolis has the sixth largest arts economy in the country, according to city information
A report from the Creative Index, which takes into account arts jobs, consumer spending, and revenue of arts organizations, shows that in Minneapolis, the arts scene “is an integral, thriving part of the local economy that has stayed steady even during tough economic times,” the city’s website states.
to see the Minneapolis Creative Index data for 2013.
The index used some indicators “that have never been measured before in Minneapolis,” drilling down to the zip-code level.
Other cities that came out ahead of Minneapolis in the Creative Index include Washington, D.C., New York, Los Angeles, San Francisco and Boston.
Minneapolis outpaced the national average creative index score by 4.8 times, according to city information.