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Licenses Issued, Past 5 Calendar Years

Profession Title 2018 2019 2020 2021 2022
Licensed Practical Nurse 3,163 3,116 2,910 2,964 2,598

Geographic Distribution*

Licensed Practical Nurse as of July 1, 2023

County Number County Number County Number
Albany 1,181 Jefferson 714 Saratoga 878
Allegany 261 Kings 4,148 Schenectady 917
Bronx 3,011 Lewis 218 Schoharie 135
Broome 735 Livingston 306 Schuyler 89
Cattaraugus 413 Madison 408 Seneca 148
Cayuga 496 Monroe 4,053 Steuben 525
Chautauqua 682 Montgomery 328 St. Lawrence 539
Chemung 548 Nassau 3,125 Suffolk 5,670
Chenango 293 New York 760 Sullivan 290
Clinton 375 Niagara 1,079 Tioga 222
Columbia 293 Oneida 1,348 Tompkins 138
Cortland 236 Onondaga 2,523 Ulster 764
Delaware 280 Ontario 530 Warren 333
Dutchess 1,532 Orange 1,386 Washington 400
Erie 4,419 Orleans 221 Wayne 618
Essex 196 Oswego 775 Westchester 2,048
Franklin 300 Otsego 394 Wyoming 295
Fulton 279 Putnam 283 Yates 104
Genesee 335 Queens 3,984 NYS TOTAL 60,090
Greene 226 Rensselaer 840 OTHER US 7,321
Hamilton 10 Richmond 944 NON-US 95
Herkimer 572 Rockland 937 TOTAL 67,506

* 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.