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 2018
State Disconnected Youth Rate Rank
North Dakota 7.0%1st
Utah 8.0%2nd
Minnesota 8.0%2nd
Vermont 8.0%2nd
Nebraska 8.0%2nd
New Hampshire 8.0%2nd
Massachusetts 8.0%2nd
Iowa 9.0%8th
Connecticut 9.0%8th
Wisconsin 9.0%8th
Rhode Island 9.0%8th
Hawaii 10.0%12th
Virginia 10.0%12th
Colorado 10.0%12th
Kansas 10.0%12th
District of Columbia 10.0%12th
Maine 10.0%12th
New York 11.0%18th
Illinois 11.0%18th
Montana 11.0%18th
Pennsylvania 11.0%18th
New Jersey 11.0%18th
South Dakota 11.0%18th
Michigan 12.0%24th
Ohio 12.0%24th
Indiana 12.0%24th
Missouri 12.0%24th
California 12.0%24th
Washington 12.0%24th
Delaware 12.0%24th
Wyoming 12.0%24th
Maryland 12.0%24th
North Carolina 13.0%33rd
Oregon 13.0%33rd
Florida 13.0%33rd
Idaho 14.0%36th
Oklahoma 14.0%36th
South Carolina 14.0%36th
Georgia 14.0%36th
Texas 15.0%40th
Arizona 15.0%40th
Nevada 15.0%40th
Alabama 16.0%43rd
Kentucky 16.0%43rd
Tennessee 16.0%43rd
Arkansas 17.0%46th
Mississippi 18.0%47th
Alaska 19.0%48th
West Virginia 19.0%48th
New Mexico 19.0%48th
Louisiana 20.0%51st