Map Key
  • Less than 11 %
  • 11.1 - 15 %
  • 15.1 - 18 %
  • 18.1 - 21 %
  • More than 21 %
Percentage of youth ages 18 to 24 who were not in school or working in 2012.
State Disconnected Youth Rate Rank
North Dakota 8.0%1st
Nebraska 9.0%2nd
Massachusetts 10.0%3rd
Vermont 10.0%3rd
Minnesota 10.0%3rd
Iowa 10.0%3rd
Rhode Island 10.0%3rd
South Dakota 11.0%8th
New Hampshire 12.0%9th
Kansas 12.0%9th
Wisconsin 12.0%9th
Connecticut 12.0%9th
Wyoming 13.0%13th
Utah 13.0%13th
Virginia 13.0%13th
Maine 14.0%16th
New Jersey 14.0%16th
Hawaii 14.0%16th
Colorado 14.0%16th
Maryland 15.0%20th
Pennsylvania 15.0%20th
New York 15.0%20th
Idaho 15.0%20th
Illinois 15.0%20th
Missouri 15.0%20th
Indiana 15.0%20th
Delaware 16.0%27th
Ohio 16.0%27th
Washington 16.0%27th
Montana 16.0%27th
District of Columbia 17.0%31st
Texas 17.0%31st
Michigan 17.0%31st
Oklahoma 17.0%31st
California 17.0%31st
Oregon 17.0%31st
Florida 18.0%37th
North Carolina 18.0%37th
Alaska 18.0%37th
South Carolina 18.0%37th
Tennessee 19.0%41st
Arizona 19.0%41st
West Virginia 19.0%41st
Louisiana 20.0%44th
Alabama 20.0%44th
Arkansas 20.0%44th
Kentucky 20.0%44th
Nevada 20.0%44th
Georgia 21.0%49th
New Mexico 22.0%50th
Mississippi 22.0%50th