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PY04 Older Youth Employment Retention Rate State Rankings

This map shows the Entered Employment Rate rankings for the WIA Older Youth program in PY 04. The rate ranges from a high of 95.7% in the Tennessee to a low of 60.6% in Vermont. The map highlights the ten highest and lowest states for this ranking. The ten highest states in order are Tennessee, Idaho, District of Columbia, Wyoming, Maryland, Nebraska, North Dakota, Maine, Arkansas, and Iowa. The ten lowest states from top to bottom are Arizona and Nevada (tied), Massachusetts, Ohio, Delaware, Pennsylvania,
New Mexico, Alabama, Kansas, New York and Vermont.

PY04  Older Youth  Employment Retention Rate State Rankings

Table 1


PY 04 WIA Older Youth Employment Retention Rankings and Outcomes by State
Rank State Outcome
1 Maryland 93.2
2 Puerto Rico 92.4
3 Nebraska 92.2
4 North Dakota 91.4
5 District of Columbia 90.9
6 Arkansas 90.3
7 Idaho 90.0
8 Wyoming 89.0
9 Kentucky 88.7
10 South Carolina 88.6
11 Kansas 87.9
12 Texas 87.8
13 Oklahoma 86.7
14 Minnesota 85.6
15 Mississippi 85.5
16 Wisconsin 84.8
17 Montana 84.3
17 Washington 84.3
19 Iowa 84.2
19 New Mexico 84.2
21 Tennessee 83.9
22 Connecticut 83.8
22 New Jersey 83.8
22 South Dakota 83.8
25 Illinois 83.7
26 Michigan 83.5
27 Colorado 83.3
28 Alabama 83.1
29 Indiana 82.9
30 Oregon 82.8
31 Louisiana 82.6
31 Virginia 82.6
33 Georgia 82.5
34 North Carolina 82.4
35 Missouri 82.2
36 Utah 81.7
37 West Virginia 81.4
38 Ohio 81.3
39 Arizona 81.1
40 Massachusetts 80.7
41 Hawaii 80.0
42 California 79.8
43 Maine 79.3
44 Nevada 78.8
45 Florida 78.5
46 Pennsylvania 78.3
47 Rhode Island 77.1
48 Alaska 76.0
49 New York 74.8
50 New Hampshire 74.1
50 Vermont 74.1
52 Delaware 68.6