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PY04 WIA Adult Entered Employment Rate State Rankings

This map shows the Entered Employment Rate State rankings for the WIA Adult program in PY 04. The rate ranges from a high of 92.0% in Wyoming to a low of 66.1% in District of Columbia. The ten highest and ten lowest states for this ranking are highlighted on the map. The ten highest states in order are Wyoming, Arkansas, Minnesota, Nebraska, Michigan, Idaho, Maine, Oklahoma, Missouri, and New Jersey. The ten lowest, from top to the bottom, are North Dakota, New York, Illinois, Louisiana, California, Mississippi, Alaska, Florida, Alabama, and District of Columbia.

PY04 WIA Adult Entered Employment Rate State Rankings

Table 1
PY 04 WIA Adult Entered Employment Rankings and Outcomes by State
Rank State Outcome
1 Wyoming 92.0
2 Arkansas 90.7
3 Minnesota 88.5
4 Nebraska 87.9
5 Michigan 87.4
6 Idaho 87.2
7 Maine 87.0
8 Oklahoma 85.2
9 Missouri 85.0
10 New Jersey 84.4
11 Delaware 84.2
11 Iowa 84.2
13 Maryland 83.6
13 Pennsylvania 83.6
13 West Virginia 83.6
16 Texas 83.3
17 Georgia 83.1
17 Oregon 83.1
19 Vermont 82.8
20 Colorado 82.6
21 Montana 82.0
21 Tennessee 82.0
23 South Carolina 81.7
24 Kentucky 81.5
25 Washington 80.8
26 Massachusetts 80.6
26 Rhode Island 80.6
28 North Carolina 80.2
29 Virginia 79.7
30 Nevada 79.4
31 Indiana 79.3
32 Ohio 79.1
32 South Dakota 79.1
34 Connecticut 78.4
35 Wisconsin 77.5
36 Arizona 76.4
37 Hawaii 76.2
38 New Hampshire 75.6
38 Puerto Rico 75.6
40 Kansas 75.5
41 New Mexico 75.1
42 Utah 73.9
43 North Dakota 73.6
44 New York 73.5
45 Illinois 73.4
46 Louisiana 72.8
47 California 72.3
48 Mississippi 71.9
49 Alaska 71.7
50 Florida 71.3
51 Alabama 68.6
52 District of Columbia 66.1