NJ Stats: Percent of Employment Attributed to Nonprofits, 2012

Rank State Percent
1 New York 18.1
1 Rhode Island 18.1
3 Vermont 17.9
4 Maine 17.7
4 Massachusetts 17.7
6 Pennsylvania 15.9
7 Montana 14.8
8 North Dakota 14.7
9 New Hampshire 14.6
9 South Dakota 14.6
11 Connecticut 14.4
11 Minnesota 14.4
13 Maryland 13.3
14 Alaska 13.2
15 West Virginia 12.7
16 Oregon 12.2
16 Wisconsin 12.2
18 Ohio 12.0
19 Delaware 11.6
19 Hawaii 11.6
21 Iowa 11.5
22 Michigan 11.4
23 Illinois 11.3
24 Missouri 11.2
25 Nebraska 10.7
26 Indiana 10.1
27 New Jersey 9.8
28 Kentucky 9.6
29 Washington 9.5
30 Arkansas 9.1
31 Kansas 8.8
31 North Carolina 8.8
33 Virginia 8.7
34 Tennessee 8.3
35 California 8.2
36 Arizona 8.1
36 New Mexico 8.1
38 Colorado 7.7
39 Florida 7.4
39 Georgia 7.4
41 Louisiana 7.3
42 Idaho 7.0
43 Utah 6.7
44 Oklahoma 6.5
45 Mississippi 6.4
46 Wyoming 5.9
47 Alabama 5.4
47 South Carolina 5.4
49 Texas 5.1
50 Nevada 2.7


The 50-State Average is 10.7%.

New Jersey is 0.9% lower than the 50-State Average.

Source:
Bureau of Labor Statistics. “Nonprofits in America: new research data on employment, wages, and establishments.” February 2016. Accessed March 2016. http://www.bls.gov/opub/mlr/2016/article/nonprofits-in-america.htm