National Rankings by Metro Region
Composite ranking using seven individual index rankings


 Time Period: 2013 to 2022Individual Index RankingsTotal
RankLocation [CBSA]PatentsInventorsAssigneesClass
Diversity
Inventor
Density
IP Company
Density
Gender
Diversity
Score
1San Francisco-Oakland-Fremont, CA [41860]3224443453
2Boston-Cambridge-Quincy, MA-NH [14460]45438142664
2San Jose-Sunnyvale-Santa Clara, CA [41940]1139114864
4San Diego-Carlsbad-San Marcos, CA [41740]779161051771
5Seattle-Tacoma-Bellevue, WA [42660]54121351772128
6Philadelphia-Camden-Wilmington, PA-NJ-DE-MD [37980]101375733420162
7New York-Northern New Jersey-Long Island, NY-NJ-PA [35620]2311927010179
8Albany-Schenectady-Troy, NY [10580]16385323262714197
9Washington-Arlington-Alexandria, DC-VA-MD-WV [47900]1412810685832202
10Chicago-Naperville-Joliet, IL-IN-WI [16980]8662694783221
11Austin-Round Rock, TX [12420]151415261313127223
12Houston-Sugar Land-Baytown, TX [26420]69108554398229
13Boulder, CO [14500]403026432292235
14Bridgeport-Stamford-Norwalk, CT [14860]24442820351282245
15Madison, WI [31540]43425238183728258
16Baltimore-Towson, MD [12580]32222530765922266
17Atlanta-Sandy Springs-Marietta, GA [12060]1315136868058271
18Portland-Vancouver-Beaverton, OR-WA [38900]231620192311265278
18Phoenix-Mesa-Scottsdale, AZ [38060]22181721843086278
20Ann Arbor, MI [11460]542949493393280
21Detroit-Warren-Livonia, MI [19820]91016123238171288
22Oxnard-Thousand Oaks-Ventura, CA [37100]42413435297101289
23Dallas-Fort Worth-Arlington, TX [19100]121111119039125299
24Raleigh-Cary, NC [39580]34193538178968300
24Trenton-Ewing, NJ [45940]4666628120223300
26Minneapolis-St. Paul-Bloomington, MN-WI [33460]171718135290102309
27Worcester, MA [49340]56345760254246320
28Cincinnati-Middletown, OH-KY-IN [17140]262427245413540330
29Salt Lake City, UT [41620]383622324310156337
30Pittsburgh, PA [38300]352124245011685355
31Cleveland-Elyria-Mentor, OH [17460]282821157557133357
32Denver-Aurora, CO [19740]272019177294123372
33Rochester, NY [40380]393142362712973377
34Charlotte-Gastonia-Concord, NC-SC [16740]2037291712214015380
35Gainesville, FL [23540]8379987524186383
35Boise City-Nampa, ID [14260]19526663414597383
37New Haven-Milford, CT [35300]554947463716134384
38Durham, NC [20500]36274650618738390
39Reno-Sparks, NV [39900]33724353466140393
40Albuquerque, NM [10740]59556047623281396
41Tucson, AZ [46060]74485565492977397
42Hartford-West Hartford-East Hartford, CT [25540]2126402730130135409
43Akron, OH [10420]586254444531117411
44Miami-Fort Lauderdale-Pompano Beach, FL [33100]2523142115569108415
45Fort Collins-Loveland, CO [22660]775859551411147421
46Champaign-Urbana, IL [16580]897310482122141422
47Sacramento--Arden-Arcade--Roseville, CA [40900]653545701107431430
48San Antonio, TX [41700]414748521409723448
49Indianapolis-Carmel, IN [26900]292532295917799450
50Tampa-St. Petersburg-Clearwater, FL [45300]504031381489549451
51Provo-Orem, UT [39340]49564445388237477
52Milwaukee-Waukesha-West Allis, WI [33340]3733302751100200478
53Nashville-Davidson--Murfreesboro--Franklin, TN [34980]4857414214510844485
54State College, PA [44300]10811212510019919492
55Providence-New Bedford-Fall River, RI-MA [39300]1845363189138137494
56Santa Rosa-Petaluma, CA [42220]727874895626100495
57Santa Cruz-Watsonville, CA [42100]91608495915166520
58Columbus, OH [18140]6132383483170105523
59Kansas City, MO-KS [28140]30393333111134145525
60Richmond, VA [40060]6463646111811167548
61Las Vegas-Paradise, NV [29820]3161234116641190553
62Tulsa, OK [46140]1066860731075291557
62Knoxville, TN [28940]716470518216356557
64Palm Bay-Melbourne-Titusville, FL [37340]707168666423202564
65Allentown-Bethlehem-Easton, PA-NJ [10900]8259765667110128578
65Springfield, MA [44140]1018993108985039578
67Manchester-Nashua, NH [31700]5152655715131208579
68Kalamazoo-Portage, MI [28020]7892103974225163600
69College Station-Bryan, TX [17780]112115140102585125603
70Greensboro-High Point, NC [24660]6388727011991110613
71Greenville-Mauldin-Easley, SC [24860]935071674868217614
72Riverside-San Bernardino-Ontario, CA [40140]85463948187103111619
72Oshkosh-Neenah, WI [36780]75106158992111842619
74Orlando-Kissimmee, FL [36740]44433737137185143626
75Charlottesville, VA [16820]105110961103911960639
76Racine, WI [39540]88127133804020164652
77Huntsville, AL [26620]9486828271113130658
78St. Louis, MO-IL [41180]7951515416421553667
79Buffalo-Niagara Falls, NY [15380]90817467146102109669
79Des Moines-West Des Moines, IA [19780]528378929921055669
81Dayton, OH [19380]68756964109191106682
82Grand Rapids-Wyoming, MI [24340]6670565812379234686
83Memphis, TN-MS-AR [32820]6069797313817994692
84Lansing-East Lansing, MI [29620]1181071258410812233697
85Rochester, MN [40340]9665145147778167705
86Peoria, IL [37900]45541356911175218707
87Toledo, OH [45780]7686815991169154716
87Charleston-North Charleston, SC [16700]130979411314210436716
89Winston-Salem, NC [49180]8491968711316878717
90Appleton, WI [11540]17193155159286450720
91Eugene-Springfield, OR [21660]1291341061261214857721
92Jacksonville, FL [27260]8185677018218654725
93Virginia Beach-Norfolk-Newport News, VA-NC [47260]10282807518417335731
94Lexington-Fayette, KY [30460]8677959060209116733
95Topeka, KS [45820]108118123115442267741
96Hickory-Lenoir-Morganton, NC [25860]4713811010212046182745
96Niles-Benton Harbor, MI [35660]621291951193160149745
98Omaha-Council Bluffs, NE-IA [36540]8094767915320163746
99North Port-Sarasota-Bradenton,FL [35840]110117739317566120754
100South Bend-Mishawaka, IN-MI [43780]1391111111157011595756
101Syracuse, NY [45060]8774898481167178760
102Baton Rouge, LA [12940]117124881021797787774
103Ogden-Clearfield, UT [36260]10098859513285180775
104Cedar Rapids, IA [16300]69951349134178176777
105Wilmington, NC [48900]137139144147968437784
106San Luis Obispo-Paso Robles, CA [42020]1491261141317744144785
107Lincoln, NE [30700]11313211410910114676791
108Oklahoma City, OK [36420]97846387172136158797
109Fort Wayne, IN [23060]14196911217961216805
109Blacksburg-Christiansburg-Radford, VA [13980]1211211381173323045805
111Saginaw-Saginaw Township North, MI [40980]1071371671544740155807
112Dover, DE [20100]95230501022023396808
113Lancaster, PA [29540]579910275112128240813
114Canton-Massillon, OH [15940]991019910778105230819
115Fayetteville-Springdale-Rogers, AR-MO [22220]67901279794225121821
116Colorado Springs, CO [17820]1047687112100133212824
116Louisville/Jefferson County, KY-IN [31140]92675861125220201824
118Columbia, MO [17860]1251491601276513764827
119Greeley, CO [24540]1681011201456635195830
120Kennewick-Richland-Pasco, WA [28420]1191081501216122251832
121Binghamton, NY [13780]1361191701235367168836
122Naples-Marco Island, FL [34940]1031479113613949179844
123Burlington-South Burlington, VT [15540]1348011113016193186850
124Bloomington, IN [14020]731131871622221690863
125Spokane, WA [44060]11112810011015671193869
126Columbia, SC [17900]9810411684158196115871
127New Orleans-Metairie-Kenner, LA [35380]12710583119188106146874
127Elkhart-Goshen, IN [21140]13316611813310219203874
129Bend, OR [13460]1501581291418555160878
129Bellingham, WA [13380]14516311113310628192878
131Athens-Clarke County, GA [12020]143154152138882042881
132Birmingham-Hoover, AL [13820]1151148610019221370890
133Iowa City, IA [26980]135130179168362388894
134Norwich-New London, CT [35980]178120185185638284897
135Tallahassee, FL [45220]1251421561181352281905
136Salinas, CA [41500]14615112215915756126917
137Davenport-Moline-Rock Island, IA-IL [19340]5312213178104192244924
138Lubbock, TX [31180]1571781601611718712926
139Evansville, IN-KY [21780]13113317314095149114935
140Kingston, NY [28740]1671441851725765152942
141Portland-South Portland-Biddeford, ME [38860]138103100144117184162948
142Vallejo-Fairfield, CA [46700]1731571581741638143949
143Bremerton-Silverdale, WA [14740]1911361461688754169951
144Wichita, KS [48620]12410010493131161239952
145Rockford, IL [40420]14211612112380145248975
145Little Rock-North Little Rock-Conway, AR [30780]122140107113186171136975
147Chattanooga, TN-GA [16860]12812389102143202197984
148Janesville, WI [27500]12318417014511436214986
149Lafayette, LA [29180]152141107157154732251009
149Fargo, ND-MN [22020]144146140131931801751009
151York-Hanover, PA [49620]1141251291411261542271016
152Harrisburg-Carlisle, PA [25420]1481091171271331832061023
152Fresno, CA [23420]161172138155231150161023
154Tuscaloosa, AL [46220]15919920314118114841035
154Florence, SC [22500]140191217163144114661035
156Kingsport-Bristol-Bristol, TN-VA [28700]120155202152127241471044
157Youngstown-Warren-Boardman, OH-PA [49660]1511481311331671661651061
157Reading, PA [39740]182158160163161981391061
159Cape Coral-Fort Myers, FL [15980]1601521071491991601381065
160Sioux Falls, SD [43620]1321641481291301741911068
161Green Bay, WI [24580]158170124149149882361074
162Stockton, CA [44700]1801501481681951271121080
162Augusta-Richmond County, GA-SC [12260]154153182138183218521080
164Utica-Rome, NY [46540]155179193180165121891082
165Gainesville, GA [23580]170168179174105862131095
166Tyler, TX [46340]156181140194147532261097
167Bakersfield, CA [12540]195156140189213126791098
168Anchorage, AK [11260]19319118118220014491100
169Port St. Lucie, FL [38940]165161119157177922311102
170Barnstable Town, MA [12700]1631731701681281071961105
171Muskegon-Norton Shores, MI [34740]183189173173134242331109
172Spartanburg, SC [43900]1161651601231591991891111
173Roanoke, VA [40220]1531451461531162171841114
174Savannah, GA [42340]1461601731371601571981131
175Greenville, NC [24780]194201206191152721181134
176Asheville, NC [11700]1731311281491361972291143
177Burlington, NC [15500]181209215197162831041151
178Longview, TX [30980]175201152185173622051153
179Waco, TX [47380]176210182163197751531156
180Modesto, CA [33700]1921901601792181091191167
181Shreveport-Bossier City, LA [43340]1871941671912071231031172
182Medford, OR [32780]1861801521661412061421173
183Springfield, MO [44180]1761771371561942351071182
184Mobile, AL [33660]1881971771742091171241186
184Lakeland, FL [29460]198175150185222195611186
186Midland, TX [33260]1621871362011241322511193
187Eau Claire, WI [20740]197174196208103962201194
188Erie, PA [21500]184143167185971982231197
189Waterloo-Cedar Falls, IA [47940]216162197210741012451205
190Olympia, WA [36500]202182182201170931811211
191Ocala, FL [36100]212193190196196224181229
192Killeen-Temple-Fort Hood, TX [28660]215215203209234139241239
193Prescott, AZ [39140]213195190201168991831249
194Flint, MI [22420]2061352002011291522321255
195Scranton--Wilkes-Barre, PA [42540]1661851651772151532041265
196Deltona-Daytona Beach-Ormond Beach, FL [19660]1991681651772061641881267
197Houma-Bayou Cane-Thibodaux, LA [26380]164211189210180632521269
198Fort Smith, AR-OK [22900]185212209201201188801276
199Springfield, IL [44100]2002072132151761251481284
200El Paso, TX [21340]223176203218229221271297
201Pensacola-Ferry Pass-Brent, FL [37860]1901831901822081581871298
202Amarillo, TX [11100]1962161972102051561311311
203Panama City-Lynn Haven, FL [37460]239196243240151200691338
204Jackson, MI [27100]2011861931911152192431348
205McAllen-Edinburg-Mission, TX [32580]22322421924024619451351
206Salem, OR [41420]2111711731951782291991356
207Jackson, MS [27140]1691881561822162082461365
208Visalia-Porterville, CA [47300]2142192132162381471221369
209Columbus, GA-AL [17980]2032032091981982491131373
210Fayetteville, NC [22180]228227226226237227131384
211Chico, CA [17020]2212212242251931431591386
211Duluth, MN-WI [20260]1782051871811902342111386
213Abilene, TX [10180]219242230219224189751398
214Merced, CA [32900]233236240244236151591399
215Joplin, MO [27900]2091982152011501812471401
216Johnson City, TN [27740]2172032172231692431321404
217Yuba City, CA [49700]232226223229191762421419
218Punta Gorda, FL [39460]2352292192292031201941429
218Billings, MT [13740]2232382082202171621611429
220Montgomery, AL [33860]2062002002072112441731441
221Beaumont-Port Arthur, TX [13140]2082082091982202501501443
222Corpus Christi, TX [18580]2052131972102261592381448
223Huntington-Ashland, WV-KY-OH [26580]2092222241982252461291453
224Bowling Green, KY [14540]1892252091901892312221455
225Vineland-Millville-Bridgeton, NJ [47220]243245234236233236291456
226Brownsville-Harlingen, TX [15180]229249237234249190711459
227Yuma, AZ [49740]249246249250242205211462
228Redding, CA [39820]2272322192212101242351468
229Myrtle Beach-Conway-North Myrtle Beach, SC [34820]2182182282262402031411474
230Macon, GA [31420]2042272072162122321771475
231Warner Robins, GA [47580]248247246247243239111481
232Charleston, WV [16620]2392062402381742401511488
233Lake Havasu City-Kingman, AZ [29420]251241249250235212621500
234Yakima, WA [49420]2312342262262281412191505
235Monroe, LA [33740]2442392402422211761571519
236Jacksonville, NC [27340]246248251247244207881531
237Hagerstown-Martinsburg, MD-WV [25180]2302132342362042481721537
238Lake Charles, LA [29340]2372332342382191722071540
239St. Cloud, MN [41060]2352172302331852232241547
240Atlantic City, NJ [12100]2392312332342301822151564
241Salisbury, MD [41540]2262442192232472371701566
242Gulfport-Biloxi, MS [25060]2382202322312322451741572
243Terre Haute, IN [45460]2342372372312142332101596
244Sioux City, IA-NE-SD [43580]2212402282212232422281603
245Pueblo, CO [39380]2452432442442271652411609
246Laredo, TX [29700]2462512482442482112091657
247Albany, GA [10500]2492502472492412471851668
248Clarksville, TN-KY [17300]2392342442422392512211670
249El Centro, CA [20940]2522512522522452142491715


Raw Results
Sorted by descending total patent counts
Location [CBSA]PatentsInventorsAssigneesClass
Diversity
Inventor
Density %
IP Company
Density %
% Gender
Diversity
San Jose-Sunnyvale-Santa Clara, CA [41940]204808933425156 4484.7810.312.13
New York-Northern New Jersey-Long Island, NY-NJ-PA [35620]147061577616876 5270.280.815.13
San Francisco-Oakland-Fremont, CA [41860]78583799225911 4831.734.4712.93
Boston-Cambridge-Quincy, MA-NH [14460]63465553304603 4981.131.9913.53
Seattle-Tacoma-Bellevue, WA [42660]52866567112100 4211.411.9111.35
Houston-Sugar Land-Baytown, TX [26420]49811280622620 4530.391.1310.63
San Diego-Carlsbad-San Marcos, CA [41740]49307320252776 3880.973.1314.44
Chicago-Naperville-Joliet, IL-IN-WI [16980]45145328493164 5250.351.0711.05
Detroit-Warren-Livonia, MI [19820]41720234981475 4240.541.228.11
Philadelphia-Camden-Wilmington, PA-NJ-DE-MD [37980]34145209353133 4750.341.3514.03
Dallas-Fort Worth-Arlington, TX [19100]31463221892486 4370.281.29.64
Atlanta-Sandy Springs-Marietta, GA [12060]31116176472000 4580.290.7411.7
Washington-Arlington-Alexandria, DC-VA-MD-WV [47900]25472220013086 4450.350.9513.17
Austin-Round Rock, TX [12420]22197202141514 3520.862.199.58
Albany-Schenectady-Troy, NY [10580]158605525319 3600.611.4314.67
Minneapolis-St. Paul-Bloomington, MN-WI [33460]14757148361254 4210.40.6710.5
Providence-New Bedford-Fall River, RI-MA [39300]133454759538 3010.280.439.36
Boise City-Nampa, ID [14260]126313597230 1980.451.0910.64
Charlotte-Gastonia-Concord, NC-SC [16740]125825545649 3790.210.4214.63
Hartford-West Hartford-East Hartford, CT [25540]125267129443 3390.590.469.42
Phoenix-Mesa-Scottsdale, AZ [38060]12011142701441 3630.291.3811.01
Portland-Vancouver-Beaverton, OR-WA [38900]11306161381020 3690.640.5511.59
Bridgeport-Stamford-Norwalk, CT [14860]112024835659 3670.52.2211.07
Miami-Fort Lauderdale-Pompano Beach, FL [33100]1019190701697 3630.150.8210.24
Cincinnati-Middletown, OH-KY-IN [17140]99898868666 3540.40.4412.63
Denver-Aurora, CO [19740]9380100411224 3790.340.659.73
Cleveland-Elyria-Mentor, OH [17460]91806784872 3910.330.969.45
Indianapolis-Carmel, IN [26900]91107961601 3290.370.2610.59
Kansas City, MO-KS [28140]62685117585 2860.230.459.05
Las Vegas-Paradise, NV [29820]62372968787 2610.131.167.45
Baltimore-Towson, MD [12580]61839244751 3120.330.9513.87
Reno-Sparks, NV [39900]61022061416 2200.413.139.21
Raleigh-Cary, NC [39580]605410676568 2650.740.6711.49
Pittsburgh, PA [38300]59129495778 3540.40.5211.03
Durham, NC [20500]57727097397 2351.20.2212.75
Milwaukee-Waukesha-West Allis, WI [33340]47826304611 3390.40.67.11
Salt Lake City, UT [41620]47225618841 3000.442.428.61
Rochester, NY [40380]43126622428 2700.610.4711.35
Boulder, CO [14500]42456623680 2542.015.2310.76
San Antonio, TX [41700]41464394373 2260.170.6313.85
Oxnard-Thousand Oaks-Ventura, CA [37100]35584973572 2730.592.6310.57
Madison, WI [31540]34934919328 2650.721.2313.37
Orlando-Kissimmee, FL [36740]33444877529 2670.180.239.1
Peoria, IL [37900]3323340869 1830.930.276.37
Trenton-Ewing, NJ [45940]33162679251 1630.691.6217.48
Hickory-Lenoir-Morganton, NC [25860]329077099 1270.211.087.76
Nashville-Davidson--Murfreesboro--Franklin, TN [34980]32703263435 2550.160.5612.33
Provo-Orem, UT [39340]31933331411 2480.482.65.38
Tampa-St. Petersburg-Clearwater, FL [45300]31885012607 2650.160.6412.04
Manchester-Nashua, NH [31700]30663597234 2110.850.466.77
Des Moines-West Des Moines, IA [19780]30491773197 1420.260.1311.8
Davenport-Moline-Rock Island, IA-IL [19340]304493976 1660.250.194.78
Ann Arbor, MI [11460]30186656369 2371.84.4910.74
New Haven-Milford, CT [35300]27964200374 2470.491.959.45
Worcester, MA [49340]27836062274 2050.621.1312.27
Lancaster, PA [29540]26271273114 1700.230.475.08
Akron, OH [10420]25932942310 2530.421.3610.02
Albuquerque, NM [10740]25923338255 2420.361.3611.12
Memphis, TN-MS-AR [32820]25702399196 1750.180.2510.72
Columbus, OH [18140]25606308505 2820.290.310.39
Niles-Benton Harbor, MI [35660]246187935 1100.570.958.78
Greensboro-High Point, NC [24660]24351651216 1820.210.6710.19
Richmond, VA [40060]24272875238 2000.210.5511.56
Sacramento--Arden-Arcade--Roseville, CA [40900]20825722401 1820.240.7813.21
Grand Rapids-Wyoming, MI [24340]20402244279 2070.210.755.53
Fayetteville-Springdale-Rogers, AR-MO [22220]1898156979 1370.270.079.89
Dayton, OH [19380]17941938222 1960.240.1910.39
Cedar Rapids, IA [16300]1748144272 1460.520.267.92
Palm Bay-Melbourne-Titusville, FL [37340]17362209225 1920.361.547.05
Knoxville, TN [28940]17142715220 2280.30.3211.75
Santa Rosa-Petaluma, CA [42220]17061887206 1490.391.4510.57
Bloomington, IN [14020]1673109141 640.680.1110.88
Tucson, AZ [46060]16594250286 1930.41.411.24
Oshkosh-Neenah, WI [36780]1658116353 1330.680.5212.47
Toledo, OH [45780]16271708182 2060.280.318.63
Fort Collins-Loveland, CO [22660]16143096258 2150.852.278.86
Kalamazoo-Portage, MI [28020]16111510110 1370.451.58.38
St. Louis, MO-IL [41180]15943737355 2170.130.1211.87
Omaha-Council Bluffs, NE-IA [36540]15911457198 1650.150.1511.63
Jacksonville, FL [27260]15721718229 1820.10.2311.87
Allentown-Bethlehem-Easton, PA-NJ [10900]15243047198 2120.350.559.58
Gainesville, FL [23540]15121850124 1700.621.8716.16
Winston-Salem, NC [49180]15091559126 1510.230.3111.22
Riverside-San Bernardino-Ontario, CA [40140]14804437464 2390.10.5810.18
Lexington-Fayette, KY [30460]14051919132 1480.370.1310.03
Syracuse, NY [45060]13771956136 1520.30.317.81
Racine, WI [39540]133091773 1640.471.818.37
Champaign-Urbana, IL [16580]12702055109 1580.871.7512.52
Buffalo-Niagara Falls, NY [15380]12611828206 1840.160.5910.23
Santa Cruz-Watsonville, CA [42100]12342982160 1381.111.988.33
Louisville/Jefferson County, KY-IN [31140]11382661259 2000.20.097.06
Greenville-Mauldin-Easley, SC [24860]11163848217 1840.410.836.56
Huntsville, AL [26620]10941708179 1580.340.559.56
Dover, DE [20100]1046146357 1270.081.3510.67
Rochester, MN [40340]1012268863 771.180.758.28
Oklahoma City, OK [36420]9481722246 1510.120.448.54
Columbia, SC [17900]880119595 1520.140.1610.06
Canton-Massillon, OH [15940]8761209123 1250.30.575.79
Ogden-Clearfield, UT [36260]8571349158 1380.190.77.77
Springfield, MA [44140]8291625134 1230.261.0212.7
Virginia Beach-Norfolk-Newport News, VA-NC [47260]8131818188 1700.10.2912.9
Naples-Marco Island, FL [34940]795678135 910.181.047.79
Colorado Springs, CO [17820]7921935155 1160.250.466.7
Charlottesville, VA [16820]7911117126 1200.470.5111.66
Tulsa, OK [46140]7902470255 1750.241.0110.81
Saginaw-Saginaw Township North, MI [40980]74878049 730.411.198.61
Topeka, KS [45820]740100785 1140.430.0715.97
State College, PA [44300]740111280 1300.712.4214.19
North Port-Sarasota-Bradenton,FL [35840]7381008209 1390.120.869.91
Spokane, WA [44060]731900120 1200.150.797.37
College Station-Bryan, TX [17780]709102265 1270.381.0113.71
Lincoln, NE [30700]69285397 1220.250.3911.25
York-Hanover, PA [49620]66992277 810.20.355.92
Birmingham-Hoover, AL [13820]6661040157 1300.090.1211.37
Spartanburg, SC [43900]63551652 1060.140.167.51
Baton Rouge, LA [12940]624928141 1270.110.7610.98
Lansing-East Lansing, MI [29620]622113780 1520.240.513.12
Kennewick-Richland-Pasco, WA [28420]615113157 1070.370.0911.97
Kingsport-Bristol-Bristol, TN-VA [28700]59161431 750.20.0412.19
Blacksburg-Christiansburg-Radford, VA [13980]58795866 1130.530.0612.3
Little Rock-North Little Rock-Conway, AR [30780]573736102 1150.10.39.4
Janesville, WI [27500]55236548 790.221.316.63
Wichita, KS [48620]5301269109 1390.190.335.14
Tallahassee, FL [45220]52371554 1120.190.0619.77
Columbia, MO [17860]52366352 1040.360.4311.62
New Orleans-Metairie-Kenner, LA [35380]5191166178 1100.090.578.88
Chattanooga, TN-GA [16860]513937136 1270.170.157.22
Eugene-Springfield, OR [21660]509800105 1050.211.0411.72
Charleston-North Charleston, SC [16700]4941358133 1150.170.5812.9
Evansville, IN-KY [21780]46984147 870.270.3810.13
Sioux Falls, SD [43620]46554858 1030.190.277.42
Elkhart-Goshen, IN [21140]45051492 960.251.846.99
Burlington-South Burlington, VT [15540]447183798 1020.810.187.59
Iowa City, IA [26980]44187545 580.490.0515.38
Binghamton, NY [13780]43497548 1060.40.858.27
Wilmington, NC [48900]42776364 770.260.712.76
Portland-South Portland-Biddeford, ME [38860]4181198120 800.220.248.44
South Bend-Mishawaka, IN-MI [43780]404111498 1140.340.5310.7
Florence, SC [22500]39232423 610.160.5311.57
Fort Wayne, IN [23060]3911360135 1070.30.946.61
Rockford, IL [40420]390101288 1060.30.44.3
Athens-Clarke County, GA [12020]36162056 890.280.1518.71
Fargo, ND-MN [22020]35568365 980.270.257.94
Bellingham, WA [13380]32755298 960.241.437.42
Salinas, CA [41500]32564687 670.150.989.61
Savannah, GA [42340]32557047 900.140.357.14
Harrisburg-Carlisle, PA [25420]318112493 1040.190.246.83
San Luis Obispo-Paso Robles, CA [42020]31091897 980.321.139.08
Bend, OR [13460]30559077 810.290.988.47
Youngstown-Warren-Boardman, OH-PA [49660]30367776 960.130.318.35
Lafayette, LA [29180]290716102 690.150.786.09
Roanoke, VA [40220]27768860 740.220.117.64
Augusta-Richmond County, GA-SC [12260]27663443 890.10.111.9
Utica-Rome, NY [46540]25637937 490.130.5110.92
Tyler, TX [46340]23937365 400.1616.05
Lubbock, TX [31180]23739952 660.120.6814.9
Green Bay, WI [24580]23350482 760.150.685.38
Tuscaloosa, AL [46220]22827830 810.110.3817
Cape Coral-Fort Myers, FL [15980]220641102 760.080.349.35
Fresno, CA [23420]21647066 720.050.3714.54
Midland, TX [33260]21235368 340.20.464.04
Barnstable Town, MA [12700]21045848 580.20.567.25
Houma-Bayou Cane-Thibodaux, LA [26380]20922340 300.110.913.51
Port St. Lucie, FL [38940]20356791 690.110.665.78
Scranton--Wilkes-Barre, PA [42540]20036250 520.060.366.95
Kingston, NY [28740]19969542 560.380.888.68
Greeley, CO [24540]196120990 790.361.347.32
Jackson, MS [27140]19334054 470.060.134.37
Gainesville, GA [23580]18550945 530.250.696.67
Appleton, WI [11540]184148055 670.610.9112.01
Asheville, NC [11700]18386278 760.180.165.86
Vallejo-Fairfield, CA [46700]18360153 530.130.7312.39
Longview, TX [30980]17826156 450.120.926.91
Waco, TX [47380]17222943 610.080.768.68
Springfield, MO [44180]17240767 700.080.0510.27
Norwich-New London, CT [35980]16797142 450.360.7311.04
Duluth, MN-WI [20260]16725441 480.090.056.74
Stockton, CA [44700]16366058 580.080.4710.18
Burlington, NC [15500]15623224 360.130.710.4
Reading, PA [39740]15159052 610.140.629.29
Muskegon-Norton Shores, MI [34740]14933247 540.191.525.54
Erie, PA [21500]14670249 450.260.166.13
Fort Smith, AR-OK [22900]14522026 340.080.2211.17
Medford, OR [32780]14437656 600.170.149.1
Shreveport-Bossier City, LA [43340]14230849 410.070.510.44
Mobile, AL [33660]14028446 530.070.529.69
Bowling Green, KY [14540]13916626 420.090.066.15
Pensacola-Ferry Pass-Brent, FL [37860]13836638 470.070.357.58
Bremerton-Silverdale, WA [14740]13678660 580.2918.14
Modesto, CA [33700]13532752 510.060.569.91
Anchorage, AK [11260]13332444 470.080.415.21
Greenville, NC [24780]12826129 410.150.799.97
Bakersfield, CA [12540]12560565 440.070.4811.22
Amarillo, TX [11100]12320833 300.080.359.5
Eau Claire, WI [20740]12243034 320.250.636.32
Lakeland, FL [29460]11741757 450.060.1711.65
Deltona-Daytona Beach-Ormond Beach, FL [19660]11650950 520.070.327.54
Springfield, IL [44100]10423825 290.120.498.81
Jackson, MI [27100]10035437 410.220.094.89
Olympia, WA [36500]9736743 340.120.657.77
Columbus, GA-AL [17980]9425826 350.080.0210.14
Macon, GA [31420]8916028 280.070.067.83
Corpus Christi, TX [18580]8821733 300.050.345.35
Flint, MI [22420]8379532 340.20.365.58
Montgomery, AL [33860]8326432 330.070.038.04
Beaumont-Port Arthur, TX [13140]8223526 350.060.018.77
Huntington-Ashland, WV-KY-OH [26580]7517020 350.050.029.57
Joplin, MO [27900]7527924 340.150.254.31
Salem, OR [41420]7348147 390.110.067.12
Ocala, FL [36100]7131638 370.080.0814.34
Prescott, AZ [39140]6930438 340.130.627.75
Visalia-Porterville, CA [47300]6719025 280.040.389.75
Killeen-Temple-Fort Hood, TX [28660]6321130 310.040.4213.74
Waterloo-Cedar Falls, IA [47940]6056133 300.330.594.63
Johnson City, TN [27740]5825823 220.120.039.46
Myrtle Beach-Conway-North Myrtle Beach, SC [34820]5419618 200.040.159.14
Abilene, TX [10180]498817 250.050.211.26
Chico, CA [17020]4818220 210.090.48.51
Sioux City, IA-NE-SD [43580]489518 230.050.035.88
Billings, MT [13740]4710627 240.060.338.44
McAllen-Edinburg-Mission, TX [32580]4716722 120.020.1816.24
El Paso, TX [21340]4741130 260.050.0913.5
Salisbury, MD [41540]467422 220.020.058.11
Redding, CA [39820]4412522 230.070.55.52
Fayetteville, NC [22180]4016019 200.040.0714.81
Brownsville-Harlingen, TX [15180]385813 160.010.211.35
Hagerstown-Martinsburg, MD-WV [25180]3721714 150.080.028.09
Yakima, WA [49420]3512119 200.050.46.35
Yuba City, CA [49700]3416221 190.090.764.97
Merced, CA [32900]3211812 90.040.3711.67
Terre Haute, IN [45460]3010913 180.060.056.76
St. Cloud, MN [41060]2920517 170.10.086.12
Punta Gorda, FL [39460]2915422 190.080.517.34
Lake Charles, LA [29340]2712414 140.060.296.81
Gulfport-Biloxi, MS [25060]2618416 180.050.038
Atlantic City, NJ [12100]2412915 160.050.246.61
Clarksville, TN-KY [17300]2412110 110.040.016.29
Charleston, WV [16620]2424312 140.120.048.74
Panama City-Lynn Haven, FL [37460]2429411 120.150.1511.41
Vineland-Millville-Bridgeton, NJ [47220]237014 150.050.0513.33
Monroe, LA [33740]2210212 110.060.268.57
Pueblo, CO [39380]178210 90.050.315.03
Jacksonville, NC [27340]15644 80.030.1410.96
Laredo, TX [29700]15387 90.010.136.76
Warner Robins, GA [47580]12679 80.030.0415.05
Yuma, AZ [49740]10685 60.030.1413.92
Albany, GA [10500]10558 70.040.027.61
Lake Havasu City-Kingman, AZ [29420]7915 60.040.1311.64
El Centro, CA [20940]3383 30.020.124.26


NOTES:
Inventory Density based on Patent Index Inventor Counts in a CBSA divided by 2021 Census Population Data for that CBSA.
IP Company Density based upon Patent Index Assignee Counts in a CBSA divided by the 2020 National Bureau of Economic Research (NBER) data for enterprises in that CBSA.
Gender Diversity is the percentage of inventors in that CBSA that are female.

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