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 2016
State Disconnected Youth Rate Rank
Iowa 7.0%1st
Massachusetts 8.0%2nd
Minnesota 8.0%2nd
North Dakota 8.0%2nd
Rhode Island 8.0%2nd
New Hampshire 8.0%2nd
Nebraska 9.0%7th
Connecticut 9.0%7th
Wisconsin 9.0%7th
Vermont 10.0%10th
Utah 11.0%11th
Virginia 11.0%11th
Colorado 11.0%11th
Kansas 11.0%11th
Maine 11.0%11th
New Jersey 11.0%11th
South Dakota 11.0%11th
Maryland 12.0%18th
New York 12.0%18th
Hawaii 12.0%18th
Illinois 12.0%18th
Indiana 12.0%18th
Missouri 12.0%18th
Montana 12.0%18th
Pennsylvania 12.0%18th
Wyoming 12.0%18th
Michigan 13.0%27th
Ohio 13.0%27th
California 13.0%27th
Washington 13.0%27th
Oregon 13.0%27th
Florida 13.0%27th
North Carolina 14.0%33rd
Idaho 14.0%33rd
District of Columbia 14.0%33rd
South Carolina 14.0%33rd
Georgia 15.0%37th
Tennessee 15.0%37th
Texas 15.0%37th
Arizona 15.0%37th
Kentucky 16.0%41st
Delaware 16.0%41st
Alabama 17.0%43rd
Mississippi 17.0%43rd
Oklahoma 17.0%43rd
Nevada 17.0%43rd
Arkansas 18.0%47th
New Mexico 19.0%48th
Alaska 20.0%49th
West Virginia 20.0%49th
Louisiana 20.0%49th