Fourth Economy Community Index Archive

 

Logo---FEC-Index-2014In 2012, Fourth Economy Consulting launched the inaugural Fourth Economy Community Index, ranking the top communities across the country that communities ideally positioned to attract modern investment and managed economic growth.

 

2013 Fourth Economy Community Index: Large-Sized Counties

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1Durham County, North Carolina

6Dakota County, Minnesota


2Sedgwick County, Kansas

7Lehigh County, Pennsylvania


3Guilford County, North Carolina

8Polk County, Iowa


4Linn County, Iowa

9Kalamazoo County, Michigan


5Onondaga County, New York

10Hamilton County, Tennessee

2012 Fourth Economy Community Index: Small-Sized Counties

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1Clarke County, Georgia

6La Crosse County, Wisconsin


2Monroe County, Indiana

7Olmsted County, Minnesota


3Johnson County, Iowa

8Warren County, Kentucky


4Tompkins County, New York

9Wood County, Ohio


5Lee County, Alabama

10Randall County, Texas



2012 Fourth Economy Community Index: Mid-Sized Counties

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1Fayette County, Kentucky

6Greene County, Ohio


2New Hanover County, North Carolina

7Brazos County, Texas


3Sarpy County, Nebraska

8Lancaster County, Nebraska


4Brown County, Wisconsin

9Lubbock County, Texas


5Greene County, Missouri

10Pitt County, North Carolina