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 2014.
State Disconnected Youth Rate Rank
New Hampshire 8.0%1st
North Dakota 9.0%2nd
Massachusetts 9.0%2nd
Minnesota 10.0%4th
Iowa 10.0%4th
Nebraska 10.0%4th
Wyoming 10.0%4th
Colorado 11.0%8th
Connecticut 11.0%8th
Rhode Island 11.0%8th
South Dakota 11.0%8th
Vermont 12.0%12th
Virginia 12.0%12th
Kansas 12.0%12th
Wisconsin 12.0%12th
Maine 12.0%12th
Utah 13.0%17th
New Jersey 13.0%17th
New York 14.0%19th
Illinois 14.0%19th
Ohio 14.0%19th
Indiana 14.0%19th
Missouri 14.0%19th
Washington 14.0%19th
Pennsylvania 14.0%19th
Delaware 14.0%19th
District of Columbia 14.0%19th
Maryland 14.0%19th
Hawaii 15.0%29th
Michigan 15.0%29th
North Carolina 15.0%29th
Idaho 15.0%29th
California 15.0%29th
Montana 15.0%29th
Oregon 15.0%29th
Texas 16.0%36th
South Carolina 16.0%36th
Florida 16.0%36th
Alaska 17.0%39th
Oklahoma 17.0%39th
Kentucky 17.0%39th
Nevada 17.0%39th
New Mexico 17.0%39th
Arizona 18.0%44th
Arkansas 18.0%44th
Georgia 18.0%44th
Tennessee 18.0%44th
West Virginia 19.0%48th
Alabama 20.0%49th
Mississippi 20.0%49th
Louisiana 20.0%49th