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PY05 Dislocated Worker Employment Retention Rate State Rankings

This map shows the Dislocated Worker Employment Retention Rate State rankings for PY 2005. The rate ranges from a high of 94.8 percent in Arkansas to a low of 41.9 percent in the Virgin Islands. The ten highest and ten lowest states for this ranking are highlighted on the map. The ten highest states in order are Arkansas, Wisconsin, South Dakota, Arizona, Idaho, Iowa, North Dakota, Ohio, Oklahoma, and Vermont. The ten lowest, from top to bottom, are California, Nevada, Louisiana, New York, Alaska, the District of Columbia, Hawaii, Mississippi, Delaware and the Virgin Islands.

PY05 WIA  Dislocated Worker Employment Retention Rate State Rankings

Table 1

PY 05 WIA Dislocated Worker Employment Retention Rankings and Outcomes by State

Rank State Outcome
1 Arkansas 94.8%
2 Wisconsin 94.1%
3 South Dakota 93.9%
4 Arizona 93.4%
5 Idaho 93.1%
6 Iowa 92.8%
7 North Dakota 92.7%
8 Ohio 92.3%
9 Oklahoma 92.2%
10 Vermont 92.2%
11 Texas 92.1%
12 Washington 91.8%
13 South Carolina 91.5%
14 Kansas 91.1%
15 Maryland 91.0%
16 Nebraska 90.9%
17 Tennessee 90.9%
18 North Carolina 90.8%
19 New Hampshire 90.7%
20 Pennsylvania 90.5%
21 Illinois 90.3%
22 Virginia 90.3%
23 West Virginia 90.0%
24 Wyoming 89.9%
25 Kentucky 89.7%
26 Alabama 89.6%
27 Georgia 89.4%
28 Maine 89.2%
29 Utah 89.2%
30 Montana 89.0%
31 Puerto Rico 89.0%
32 Oregon 88.7%
33 Michigan 88.5%
34 Rhode Island 88.5%
35 Minnesota 88.4%
36 Colorado 88.3%
37 Massachusetts 88.2%
38 Indiana 87.8%
39 Missouri 87.8%
40 New Jersey 87.8%
41 Connecticut 87.6%
42 Florida 87.5%
43 New Mexico 87.5%
44 California 86.3%
45 Nevada 86.3%
46 Louisiana 86.1%
47 New York 84.6%
48 Alaska 84.3%
49 District of Columbia 84.1%
50 Hawaii 80.8%
51 Mississippi 79.7%
52 Delaware 78.9%
53 Virgin Islands 41.9%