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Percent Change in Total Patents 1996 to 2016

RankStateFIPS CodePatents
1Washington53000467.0 %
2District of Columbia11000309.5 %
3Nevada32000284.5 %
4California06000275.3 %
5Oregon41000246.6 %
6South Dakota46000218.4 %
7Massachusetts25000174.0 %
8Kansas20000171.6 %
9North Carolina37000163.0 %
10Colorado08000160.9 %
11Utah49000157.2 %
12Arizona04000157.0 %
13Georgia13000156.1 %
14Wyoming56000155.6 %
15Texas48000140.3 %
16Minnesota27000133.6 %
17Virginia51000131.0 %
18South Carolina45000122.2 %
19New Hampshire33000118.2 %
20New Mexico35000115.3 %
21Idaho16000110.2 %
22Iowa19000103.7 %
23Florida12000102.3 %
24Kentucky2100098.0 %
25Nebraska3100095.7 %
26Michigan2600089.5 %
27Arkansas0500088.3 %
28Missouri2900082.5 %
29Wisconsin5500075.5 %
30Maryland2400071.8 %
31Hawaii1500071.2 %
32New York3600070.4 %
33Tennessee4700070.2 %
34Vermont5000066.7 %
35Alabama0100063.4 %
36Indiana1800062.0 %
37Illinois1700058.8 %
38Maine2300055.3 %
39Connecticut0900049.1 %
40North Dakota3800048.6 %
41New Jersey3400044.1 %
42Rhode Island4400042.3 %
43Pennsylvania4200033.9 %
44Ohio3900032.8 %
45Montana3000024.8 %
46Louisiana2200016.4 %
47Alaska0200013.5 %
48Oklahoma400006.6 %
49Mississippi280004.8 %
50West Virginia54000-25.9 %
51Delaware10000-27.6 %

Data Source: U.S. Patent and Trademark Office

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