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PY03 WIA Adult Entered Employment State Comparison

This map shows the Entered Employment Rate State rankings for the WIA Adult program in PY 03. The rate ranges from a high of 90.3% in Maryland to a low of 59.3% in Utah. The ten highest and ten lowest states for this ranking are highlighted on the map. The ten highest states in order are Maryland, Nebraska, Idaho, Maine, Minnesota, Michigan, Oregon, North Carolina, New Jersey and Tennessee. The ten lowest, from top to the bottom, are North Dakota, Nevada, California, Illinois, Kansas, the District of Columbia, New York, Florida, Wisconsin and Utah.

PY03 WIA Adult Entered Employment State Comparison

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PY 03 WIA Adult Entered Employment Rankings and Outcomes by State

Rank State Outcome Remarks Rank State Outcome Remarks
1 Maryland 90.3 Top Ten 26 West Virginia 78.8 Mode
2 Nebraska 89.5 Top Ten 27 Mississippi 78.4 Mode
3 Idaho 89.3 Top Ten 28 Kentucky 78.2 Mode
4 Maine 88.2 Top Ten 29 New Mexico 77.6 Mode
5 Minnesota 87.7 Top Ten 30 South Dakota 76.9 Mode
6 Michigan 86.7 Top Ten 31 Colorado 76.3 Mode
7 Oregon 85.7 Top Ten 32 Rhode Island 75.8 Mode
8 North Carolina 85.1 Top Ten 33 Montana 75.6 Mode
9 New Jersey 84.7 Top Ten 34 Alaska 74.0 Mode
10 Tennessee 84.1 Top Ten 34 Connecticut 74.0 Mode
11 Iowa 84.0 Mode 34 New Hampshire 74.0 Mode
12 Wyoming 83.7 Mode 37 Massachusetts 73.7 Mode
13 Georgia 83.4 Mode 38 Arizona 73.5 Mode
14 Indiana 82.9 Mode 38 Ohio 73.5 Mode
15 Arkansas 82.3 Mode 38 Puerto Rico 73.5 Mode
16 Alabama 82.2 Mode 41 Hawaii 73.3 Mode
17 Delaware 82.1 Mode 42 Virginia 73.2 Mode
18 Louisiana 81.2 Mode 43 North Dakota 72.4 Bottom Ten
18 Vermont 81.2 Mode 44 Nevada 72.3 Bottom Ten
20 Pennsylvania 81.0 Mode 45 California 72.1 Bottom Ten
20 South Carolina 81.0 Mode 46 Illinois 71.3 Bottom Ten
22 Texas 80.6 Mode 47 Kansas 69.3 Bottom Ten
23 Oklahoma 79.6 Mode 48 District of Columbia 66.7 Bottom Ten
24 Missouri 79.2 Mode 49 New York 66.4 Bottom Ten
25 Washington 78.8 Mode 50 Florida 65.8 Bottom Ten
        51 Wisconsin 64.7 Bottom Ten
        52 Utah 59.3 Bottom Ten