AmeriStates and AmeriCities

Where do our AmeriCorps members call home? Did your hometown make the cut? 

Each year, 75,000 AmeriCorps members come from all corners of the nation to put the "national" in national service. 

AmeriStates and AmeriCities ranks the locations that produce the most AmeriCorps members annually. Congratulations to all the 2018 AmeriStates and AmeriCities! Thank you to our AmeriCorps members who Get Things Done.

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2018 AmeriStates and AmeriCities 

States

  1. West Virginia
  2. Washington, D.C.
  3. Minnesota
  4. Utah
  5. Vermont
  6. Montana
  7. Hawaii
  8. New Mexico
  9. Massachusetts
  10. Maryland

Large Cities

  1. Baltimore, MD
  2. Minneapolis/St. Paul, MN
  3. New Orleans, LA
  4. Boston, MA
  5. Denver, CO
  6. Madison, WI
  7. Buffalo, NY
  8. Newark, NJ
  9. Philadelphia, PA
  10. Detroit, MI

Small Cities

  1. Provo, UT
  2. Lowell, MA
  3. Providence, RI
  4. Miami Gardens. FL
  5. Davenport, IA
  6. Ann Arbor, MI
  7. Hartford, CT
  8. Salt Lake City, UT
  9. New Haven, CT
  10. Dayton, OH

The rankings were determined by associating the permanent address of AmeriCorps members’ to a U.S. designated place and state, including the District of Columbia. The analysis looked at members who served in program year 2016. For this analysis, a small city was defined as any place with a population greater than or equal to 100,000 people and less than 250,000 people. A large-sized city was defined as any place with a population greater than or equal to 250,000. States and cities listed produce the highest number of AmeriCorps members per capita.

 

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2017 AmeriStates and AmeriCities

Top Ten AmeriStates

  1. Washington, DC
  2. Minnesota
  3. West Virginia
  4. Vermont
  5. Utah
  6. Massachussets
  7. Rhode Island
  8. Hawaii
  9. Colorado
  10. Maryland

* D.C. is considered a states for this ranking. * Excludes U.S. Territories

Top Ten Large AmeriCities

  1. Minneapolis/St. Paul, MN
  2. Baltimore, MD
  3. Boston, MA
  4. Denver, CO
  5. New Orleans, LA
  6. Buffalo, NY
  7. Oakland, CA
  8. Madison, WI
  9. Philadelphia, PA
  10. Newark, NJ

Top Ten Mid-Size AmeriCities (populations between 100,000 and 250,000)

  1. Lowell, MA
  2. Providence, RI
  3. Davenport, IA
  4. Provo, UT
  5. Berkeley, CA
  6. Hartford, CT
  7. Springfield, IL
  8. Brownsville, TX
  9. Salt Lake City, UT
  10. Dayton, OH

2016 AmeriStates and AmeriCities

In celebration of the nearly 1 million Americans who have taken the pledge to “get things done,” as AmeriCorps members, CNCS released the states and cities that produced the most AmeriCorps members.

Since its inception more than 20 years ago, AmeriCorps’ impact has been felt in communities across our nation as its members served more than 1.3 billion hours in local communities to improve the lives of countless Americans. In October, the one millionth AmeriCorps member will take the AmeriCorps pledge, committing to “get things done” for America. 

State Ranking 

  1. Washington, D.C. 
  2. Minnesota
  3. West Virginia
  4. Vermont
  5. Utah
  6. Rhode Island
  7. New Mexico
  8. Hawaii
  9. Massachusetts
  10. Maryland
Large City Ranking
  1. Minneapolis/St. Paul, MN
  2. New Orleans, LA
  3. Baltimore, MD
  4. Boston, MA
  5. Buffalo, NY
  6. Newark, NJ
  7. Oakland, CA
  8. Philadelphia, PA
  9. Detroit, MI
  10. Portland, OR

Mid-Size City Ranking

  1. Providence, RI
  2. Lowell, MA
  3. Madison, WI
  4. Berkeley, CA
  5. Provo, UT
  6. Rockford, IL 
  7. Des Moines, IA
  8. Rochester, MN
  9. Jackson, MS
  10. New Haven, CT
     
Notations: The rankings were determined by associating the permanent address of AmeriCorps members’ with a U.S. designated place and state, including the District of Columbia. The analysis looked exclusively at members who served in the 2014-15 program year. For this analysis, a mid-sized city was defined as any place with a population greater than or equal to 100,000 people and less than 250,000 people. A large-sized city was defined as any place with a population greater than or equal to 250,000. The listed states and cities produce the highest number of AmeriCorps members per capita.

2015 AmeriStates and AmeriCities

State Ranking

  1. Montana
  2. District of Columbia
  3. Minnesota
  4. Vermont
  5. West Virginia
  6. Rhode Island
  7. Colorado
  8. Utah
  9. Massachusetts
  10. Maine

Large City Ranking

  1. Minneapolis/St. Paul, Minnesota
  2. Denver, Colorado
  3. Baltimore, Maryland
  4. Boston, Massachusetts
  5. Oakland, California
  6. Newark, New Jersey
  7. New Orleans, Louisiana
  8. Buffalo, New York
  9. Milwaukee, Wisconsin
  10. Seattle, Washington

Mid-Size City Ranking

  1. Billings, Montana
  2. Providence, Rhode Island
  3. Fort Collins, Colorado
  4. Provo, Utah
  5. Madison, Wisconsin
  6. Lowell, Massachusetts
  7. Rochester, Minnesota
  8. Rockford, Illinois
  9. Tempe, Arizona
  10. Waterbury, Connecticut

 

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