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PY04 WIA Adult Employment Retention Rate State Rankings

This map shows the Employment Retention Rate for the WIA Adult program in PY 04. The rate ranges from a high of 94.3% in Arkansas to a low of 77.7% 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 Arkansas, Kentucky, Nebraska, Wyoming, New Jersey, Puerto Rico, Maine, Iowa, Hawaii, and Maryland. The ten lowest, from top to bottom, are Alabama and Utah (tied), Delaware, Rhode Island, Mississippi, California, New Mexico, Wisconsin, Oregon, Massachusetts, and District of Columbia.

PY04 WIA Adult Employment Retention Rate State Rankings

Table 1
PY 04 WIA Adult Employment Retention Rankings and Outcomes by State
Rank State Outcome
1 Arkansas 94.3
2 Kentucky 92.1
3 Nebraska 91.6
4 Wyoming 91.4
5 New Jersey 91.1
6 Puerto Rico 90.4
7 Maine 90.0
8 Iowa 89.9
9 Hawaii 89.8
10 Maryland 89.5
11 Indiana 89.1
11 Minnesota 89.1
13 Idaho 88.8
14 Michigan 88.6
14 South Carolina 88.6
16 Ohio 88.4
16 West Virginia 88.4
18 North Carolina 88.3
19 Texas 88.1
20 Oklahoma 87.8
21 Louisiana 87.6
21 Missouri 87.6
23 Tennessee 87.3
24 Kansas 87.0
24 New Hampshire 87.0
26 South Dakota 86.9
27 Washington 86.8
28 Vermont 86.7
29 Florida 86.6
29 Montana 86.6
31 Georgia 86.4
32 North Dakota 85.9
33 New York 85.7
34 Pennsylvania 85.6
35 Connecticut 85.4
35 Virginia 85.4
37 Nevada 85.3
38 Alaska 85.1
38 Arizona 85.1
40 Colorado 85.0
40 Illinois 85.0
42 Alabama 84.3
42 Utah 84.3
44 Delaware 84.2
44 Rhode Island 84.2
46 Mississippi 84.1
47 California 83.7
48 New Mexico 83.2
49 Wisconsin 82.3
50 Oregon 82.1
51 Massachusetts 81.7
52 District of Columbia 77.7