50 states ranked by their healthcare workforce

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Pennsylvania has the largest percent of its workforce in healthcare while Wyoming has the smallest, based on a Becker's analysis of 2020 Commerce Department data.

The analysis calculated the percentage of each state's workforce that is employed in the private healthcare and social services industry.

Here's how all 50 states and the District of Columbia ranked:

1. Pennsylvania: 15.27 percent

2. West Virginia: 15.20 percent

3. New York: 15.16 percent

4. Massachusetts: 14.89 percent

5. Maine: 14.47 percent

6. Minnesota: 14.17 percent

7. Vermont: 14.09 percent

8. Connecticut: 14.03 percent

9. Rhode Island: 13.99 percent

10. Delaware: 13.40 percent

11. Ohio: 13.11 percent

12. New Mexico: 12.72 percent

13. North Dakota: 12.54 percent

14. Oregon: 12.46 percent

15. Missouri: 12.43 percent

16. Michigan: 12.42 percent

17. Louisiana: 12.39 percent

18. South Dakota: 12.30 percent

19. New Jersey: 12.29 percent

20. Alaska: 12.26 percent

21. Maryland: 12.23 percent

22. Wisconsin: 12.15 percent

23. California: 12.07 percent

24. Arkansas: 11.92 percent

25. New Hampshire: 11.87 percent

26. Indiana: 11.79 percent

27. Arizona: 11.74 percent

28. Illinois: 11.66 percent

29. Montana: 11.62 percent

30. Florida: 11.26 percent

31. Kentucky: 11.24 percent

32. Washington: 11.20 percent

33. Nebraska: 11.12 percent

34. Kansas: 11.07 percent

35. Idaho: 10.79 percent

36. Tennessee: 10.75 percent

37. Iowa: 10.64 percent

38. Hawaii: 10.34 percent

39. Mississippi: 10.24 percent

40. Texas: 9.95 percent

41. Oklahoma: 9.90 percent

42. Virginia: 9.88 percent

43. North Carolina: 9.80 percent

44. Alabama: 9.59 percent

45. Georgia: 9.52 percent

46. Colorado: 9.36 percent

47. Nevada: 8.89 percent

48. South Carolina: 8.72 percent

49. Utah: 8.58 percent

50. District of Columbia: 8.56 percent

51. Wyoming: 7.92 percent

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