Volunteer Rate

30.3% in 2018
24.9% in 2016

Number of Volunteers

77.3 million in 2018
62.6 million in 2016

Estimated Value

$167 billion in 2018
$184 billion in 2016

 

State Rankings by Volunteer Rate

RankStatesRate
1Utah51.0%
2Minnesota45.1%
3Oregon43.2%
4Iowa41.5%
5Alaska40.6%
6Nebraska40.2%
7District of Columbia39.8%
8Montana38.8%
9Maine38.7%
10Idaho37.9%
11North Dakota37.4%
12Wisconsin37.4%
13Kansas36.5%
14Maryland36.3%
15South Dakota36.3%
16Vermont36.0%
17Washington35.7%
18New Hampshire35.7%
19North Carolina35.1%
20Indiana34.9%
21Pennsylvania34.2%
22Virginia34.0%
23Ohio33.2%
24Wyoming32.7%
25Massachusetts32.6%
26Colorado32.4%
27Oklahoma32.0%
28Missouri31.9%
29Delaware31.8%
30Connecticut31.8%
31Tennessee31.3%
32South Carolina30.8%
33Rhode Island30.7%
34Arizona30.0%
35Arkansas30.0%
36Michigan29.4%
37Texas28.4%
38Illinois28.1%
39Kentucky28.1%
40West Virginia28.1%
41Hawaii28.0%
42Alabama27.4%
43New Mexico27.1%
44Georgia26.5%
45New Jersey26.1%
46Louisiana25.8%
47California25.4%
48New York25.3%
49Nevada24.4%
50Mississippi23.8%
51Florida22.8%

City Rankings by Volunteer Rate

RankMSARate
1Minneapolis-St. Paul-Bloomington, MN-WI Metro Area46.3%
2Rochester, NY Metro Area45.6%
3Salt Lake City, UT Metro Area45.0%
4Milwaukee-Waukesha-West Allis, WI Metro Area44.6%
5Portland-Vancouver-Hillsboro, OR-WA Metro Area44.3%
6Indianapolis-Carmel-Anderson, IN Metro Area43.3%
7Pittsburgh, PA Metro Area38.1%
8Seattle-Tacoma-Bellevue, WA Metro Area38.1%
9Raleigh, NC Metro Area38.0%
10Baltimore-Columbia-Towson, MD Metro Area37.6%
11Kansas City, MO-KS Metro Area37.4%
12Boston-Cambridge-Newton, MA-NH Metro Area35.9%
13Birmingham-Hoover, AL Metro Area35.6%
14Cincinnati, OH-KY-IN Metro Area35.1%
15Nashville-Davidson--Murfreesboro--Franklin, TN Metro Area34.7%
16Memphis, TN-MS-AR Metro Area34.1%
17Philadelphia-Camden-Wilmington, PA-NJ-DE-MD Metro Area33.5%
18San Jose-Sunnyvale-Santa Clara, CA Metro Area33.0%
19Hartford-West Hartford-East Hartford, CT Metro Area32.8%
20Charlotte-Concord-Gastonia, NC-SC Metro Area32.6%
21Phoenix-Mesa-Scottsdale, AZ Metro Area32.3%
22Virginia Beach-Norfolk-Newport News, VA-NC Metro Area31.8%
23Houston-The Woodlands-Sugar Land, TX Metro Area31.1%
24Louisville/Jefferson County, KY-IN Metro Area31.1%
25St. Louis, MO-IL Metro Area31.1%
26Austin-Round Rock, TX Metro Area30.6%
27Denver-Aurora-Lakewood, CO Metro Area30.6%
28Columbus, OH Metro Area30.5%
29Cleveland-Elyria, OH Metro Area30.1%
30Providence-Warwick, RI-MA Metro Area29.8%
31Oklahoma City, OK Metro Area28.6%
32Dallas-Fort Worth-Arlington, TX Metro Area27.3%
33Jacksonville, FL Metro Area27.1%
34Detroit-Warren-Dearborn, MI Metro Area26.9%
35Atlanta-Sandy Springs-Roswell, GA Metro Area26.8%
36San Francisco-Oakland-Hayward, CA Metro Area26.4%
37Richmond, VA Metro Area25.8%
38Tampa-St. Petersburg-Clearwater, FL Metro Area25.7%
39Chicago-Naperville-Elgin, IL-IN-WI Metro Area25.6%
40Sacramento--Roseville--Arden-Arcade, CA Metro Area25.5%
41San Diego-Carlsbad, CA Metro Area25.5%
42Orlando-Kissimmee-Sanford, FL Metro Area24.6%
43Riverside-San Bernardino-Ontario, CA Metro Area24.6%
44San Antonio-New Braunfels, TX Metro Area24.6%
45New Orleans-Metairie, LA Metro Area24.4%
46Los Angeles-Long Beach-Anaheim, CA Metro Area24.1%
47New York-Newark-Jersey City, NY-NJ-PA Metro Area23.3%
48Buffalo-Cheektowaga-Niagara Falls, NY Metro Area23.2%
49Las Vegas-Henderson-Paradise, NV Metro Area20.6%
50Miami-Fort Lauderdale-West Palm Beach, FL Metro Area18.7%

State Rankings by Parent Volunteer Rate

RankStateRate
1Utah63.5%
2Iowa58.2%
3Oregon58.0%
4Minnesota56.1%
5Nebraska51.4%
6Alaska49.8%
7Ohio49.3%
8Wisconsin49.2%
9Montana48.3%
10Vermont48.2%
11North Carolina48.0%
12Colorado47.8%
13Idaho47.4%
14District of Columbia46.4%
15Virginia46.1%
16Washington46.0%
17Maine45.7%
18Pennsylvania45.5%
19North Dakota45.5%
20New Hampshire45.3%
21Kentucky43.9%
22Massachusetts43.6%
23Connecticut42.9%
24Michigan41.3%
25Missouri40.7%
26Kansas40.7%
27Louisiana40.6%
28Indiana40.5%
29Hawaii40.1%
30South Carolina39.7%
31South Dakota39.6%
32Delaware39.5%
33Maryland39.5%
34West Virginia38.8%
35Tennessee38.5%
36Oklahoma38.4%
37Alabama38.0%
38Rhode Island37.6%
39Wyoming37.4%
40Arkansas36.1%
41Illinois36.0%
42Georgia35.5%
43Texas35.2%
44New Jersey35.0%
45Arizona34.5%
46Florida33.9%
47California33.9%
48New York32.4%
49Nevada32.2%
50Mississippi32.2%
51New Mexico29.1%

Top 20 States - Veteran Volunteer Rate

RankStateRate
1New Hampshire37.0%
2Virginia36.3%
3Oklahoma35.0%
4Pennsylvania33.9%
5Washington31.4%
6Wyoming30.9%
7Florida30.9%
8Montana30.7%
9West Virginia29.8%
10Nevada29.7%
11Illinois29.7%
12Tennessee29.6%
13California28.9%
14Georgia28.9%
15North Carolina28.8%
16Alabama28.4%
17Ohio27.4%
18New Mexico27.4%
19Arkansas27.1%
20New York25.9%

 

 

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