Map Key
  • Less than 11 %
  • 11.1 - 15 %
  • 15.1 - 18 %
  • 18.1 - 21 %
  • More than 21 %
Percentage of youth ages 18 to 24 without high school degrees who were not in school or working in 2015
State Disconnected Youth Rate Rank
Minnesota 8.0%1st
North Dakota 8.0%1st
Vermont 8.0%1st
New Hampshire 8.0%1st
Massachusetts 8.0%1st
Iowa 9.0%6th
Nebraska 9.0%6th
District of Columbia 9.0%6th
Connecticut 10.0%9th
Wisconsin 10.0%9th
Utah 11.0%11th
Virginia 11.0%11th
Rhode Island 11.0%11th
Maine 11.0%11th
Hawaii 12.0%15th
Colorado 12.0%15th
Delaware 12.0%15th
South Dakota 12.0%15th
Maryland 12.0%15th
New York 13.0%20th
Illinois 13.0%20th
Ohio 13.0%20th
Indiana 13.0%20th
Missouri 13.0%20th
Kansas 13.0%20th
Pennsylvania 13.0%20th
New Jersey 13.0%20th
Michigan 14.0%28th
North Carolina 14.0%28th
Idaho 14.0%28th
California 14.0%28th
Washington 14.0%28th
Montana 14.0%28th
Oregon 14.0%28th
Wyoming 14.0%28th
Florida 14.0%28th
Tennessee 15.0%37th
Texas 16.0%38th
Oklahoma 16.0%38th
Kentucky 16.0%38th
Nevada 16.0%38th
Alabama 17.0%42nd
Alaska 17.0%42nd
Arizona 17.0%42nd
South Carolina 17.0%42nd
Georgia 17.0%42nd
Arkansas 18.0%47th
West Virginia 19.0%48th
Louisiana 19.0%48th
New Mexico 19.0%48th
Mississippi 20.0%51st