More than 100 states and cities are ranked according to the open data released by the Open Data Alliance.
The top ten states include Alabama, Alaska, Arizona, California, Colorado, Connecticut, Delaware, Florida, Georgia, Hawaii, Idaho, Illinois, Indiana, Iowa, Kansas, Kentucky, Louisiana, Maine, Maryland, Massachusetts, Michigan, Minnesota, Mississippi, Missouri, Montana, Nebraska, Nevada, New Hampshire, New Jersey, New Mexico, New York, North Carolina, Ohio, Oklahoma, Oregon, Pennsylvania, Rhode Island, South Carolina, South Dakota, Tennessee, Texas, Utah, Vermont, Virginia, Washington, West Virginia, Wisconsin, Wyoming and Puerto Rico.
The data was collected by the Alliance for Open Government, a nonprofit based in New York City.
The alliance aims to help governments better share data, by providing a framework for governments to better use open data.
“We are seeing more and more states adopt open data to support their innovation and mission to create a better future for their citizens,” said Paul A. Lafferty, chief executive officer of the Alliance.
“This data will be instrumental in building a better open government future.”
States that are in the top 10 with the highest percentage of open data include Alabama (74%), Arizona (71%), Georgia (68%), Kentucky (67%), Louisiana (66%), Massachusetts (65%), Mississippi (65%) and North Carolina (64%).
The top 10 cities with the most data are Boston, Houston, San Francisco, Portland, Philadelphia, Seattle, Washington D.C., Minneapolis, Denver, Salt Lake City, Seattle and Denver.
The next most populous cities are Los Angeles (1,826,817), New York (1