Becker's Healthcare February 12, 2019
Mackenzie Bean

California contains the most professionally active nurse practitioners in the U.S. with 15,374 NPs, according to a ranking from the Kaiser Family Foundation.

The ranking is based on October 2018 data compiled by Redi-Data from state licensing information.

In total, 164,914 professionally active NPs are working in the U.S., according to the Kaiser Family Foundation.

Here’s how each state stacks up:

  1. California — 15,374 professionally active NPs
  2. New York — 12,623
  3. Florida — 12,295
  4. Texas — 9,825
  5. Pennsylvania — 6,977
  6. Massachusetts — 6,235
  7. Ohio — 5,981
  8. Tennessee — 5,746
  9. New Jersey — 5,513
  10. Illinois — 4,950
  11. Georgia — 4,797
  12. North Carolina — 4,718
  13. Virginia — 4,450
  14. Michigan — 4,406
  15. Indiana — 3,466
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