With 48 engineers per 1,000 workers, the Space Coast ranks No. 1 in the nation, according to the U.S. Bureau of Labor Statistics. The TechAmerica Foundation ranked this area No. 5 in the U.S. for the concentration of skilled high-tech workers. These high-tech workers fuel innovation, with 13 patents for every 10,000 workers – more than double the national average. Such a concentration of highly skilled workers available for hire can only be found in Florida’s Space Coast.