Select a data point from the menu on the left to produce an interactive graph. From this graph, you have the ability to compare the economic performance of the Madison Region to four peer regions (Ann Arbor, MI; Austin, TX; Portland, OR; and Raleigh, NC Metropolitan Statistical Areas), the state of Wisconsin, and the United States. You may also view comparative data for each of the eight counties within the Madison Region (Columbia, Dane, Dodge, Green, Iowa, Jefferson, Rock, and Sauk) by clicking on the “By County” icon.

Data Dashboard
Source: U.S. Patent and Trademark Office, Utility Patent Grants Originating from the U.S.