No. 10: Rockville, Md.

No. 10: Rockville, Md.

Population: 56,900
Patents per 10,000 pop.: 16.2
Creative Professionals: 26.2%
BA or Higher: 57.5%

The epicenter of suburban Washington D.C.'s biotech industry, Rockville benefits from nearby universities and federal facilities like the National Institutes of Health.

Rockville's ZoomProspector profile