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 2017
State Disconnected Youth Rate Rank
North Dakota 6.0%1st
Minnesota 7.0%2nd
Massachusetts 7.0%2nd
Vermont 8.0%4th
New Hampshire 8.0%4th
Iowa 9.0%6th
Colorado 9.0%6th
Nebraska 9.0%6th
Rhode Island 9.0%6th
Utah 10.0%10th
Virginia 10.0%10th
Kansas 10.0%10th
Wisconsin 10.0%10th
Washington 11.0%14th
Montana 11.0%14th
Connecticut 11.0%14th
Wyoming 11.0%14th
Maine 11.0%14th
New Jersey 11.0%14th
South Dakota 11.0%14th
New York 12.0%21st
Hawaii 12.0%21st
Ohio 12.0%21st
Missouri 12.0%21st
California 12.0%21st
District of Columbia 12.0%21st
Maryland 12.0%21st
Michigan 13.0%29th
North Carolina 13.0%29th
Illinois 13.0%29th
Indiana 13.0%29th
Oregon 13.0%29th
Pennsylvania 13.0%29th
Florida 13.0%29th
Idaho 14.0%36th
Arizona 14.0%36th
Delaware 14.0%36th
South Carolina 14.0%36th
Texas 15.0%40th
Oklahoma 15.0%40th
Georgia 15.0%40th
Tennessee 15.0%40th
Alaska 16.0%44th
Kentucky 16.0%44th
Alabama 17.0%46th
Arkansas 17.0%46th
Nevada 17.0%46th
Mississippi 18.0%49th
West Virginia 19.0%50th
Louisiana 19.0%50th
New Mexico 19.0%50th