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Licenses Issued, Past 5 Calendar Years

Profession Title 2019 2020 2021 2022 2023
Licensed Practical Nurse 3,116 2,910 2,964 2,598 3,270

Geographic Distribution*

Licensed Practical Nurse as of January 1, 2024

County Number County Number County Number
Albany 1227 Jefferson 706 Saratoga 877
Allegany 261 Kings 4119 Schenectady 915
Bronx 2982 Lewis 209 Schoharie 138
Broome 746 Livingston 305 Schuyler 85
Cattaraugus 416 Madison 415 Seneca 146
Cayuga 505 Monroe 4064 Steuben 515
Chautauqua 683 Montgomery 336 St. Lawrence 538
Chemung 550 Nassau 3135 Suffolk 5726
Chenango 293 New York 764 Sullivan 282
Clinton 376 Niagara 1060 Tioga 230
Columbia 284 Oneida 1339 Tompkins 136
Cortland 232 Onondaga 2512 Ulster 757
Delaware 277 Ontario 535 Warren 336
Dutchess 1516 Orange 1376 Washington 402
Erie 4356 Orleans 220 Wayne 618
Essex 188 Oswego 775 Westchester 2032
Franklin 292 Otsego 382 Wyoming 292
Fulton 277 Putnam 283 Yates 101
Genesee 337 Queens 3971 NYS TOTAL 59953
Greene 223 Rensselaer 840 OTHER US 7460
Hamilton 11 Richmond 952 NON-US 99
Herkimer 577 Rockland 920 TOTAL 67512

* County of location reflects the licensee's primary mailing address on record with the State Education Department. This address may either be the licensee's home or practice address. Licensees must be registered in order to practice within New York State; being registered, however, does not necessarily mean the licensee is actively engaged in practice.

** An RN may hold certification in more than one specialty. All nurse practitioners must also maintain current registration of their registered professional nurse license.