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PY05 WIA Adult Earnings Change State Rankings

This map shows the Earnings Change State rankings for the WIA Adult program in PY 2005. The change ranges from a high of $8,196 in Wyoming to a low of $1,401 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 Wyoming, Arkansas, Alaska, Idaho, Kentucky, Minnesota, Georgia, Connecticut, Hawaii and Illinois. The ten lowest, from top to bottom, are Missouri, North Dakota, Kansas, New Hampshire, Maine, Florida, New York, South Carolina, Mississippi, and the Virgin Islands.

PY05 WIA Adult Earnings Change State Rankings

Table 1

PY 05 WIA Adult Earnings Change Rankings and Outcomes by State

Rank State Outcome
1 Wyoming $8,196
2 Arkansas $6,678
3 Alaska $6,212
4 Idaho $5,796
5 Kentucky $5,601
6 Minnesota $5,598
7 Georgia $5,305
8 Connecticut $5,223
9 Hawaii $5,116
10 Illinois $5,074
11 Louisiana $5,013
12 Michigan $4,947
13 California $4,912
14 District of Columbia $4,907
15 Utah $4,904
16 Tennessee $4,841
17 Colorado $4,774
18 Massachusetts $4,693
19 Arizona $4,691
20 Pennsylvania $4,670
21 New Mexico $4,601
22 Montana $4,537
23 Texas $4,509
24 Rhode Island $4,499
25 Puerto Rico $4,419
26 North Carolina $4,410
27 Nebraska $4,408
28 South Dakota $4,405
29 New Jersey $4,404
30 Alabama $4,393
31 Oklahoma $4,343
32 Virginia $4,303
33 Ohio $4,300
34 Washington $4,288
35 Iowa $4,189
36 Oregon $4,097
37 Wisconsin $4,068
38 Delaware $4,027
39 Maryland $4,000
40 Nevada $3,896
41 Vermont $3,848
42 West Virginia $3,630
43 Indiana $3,620
44 Missouri $3,611
45 North Dakota $3,610
46 Kansas $3,589
47 New Hampshire $3,587
48 Maine $3,448
49 Florida $3,397
50 New York $3,276
51 South Carolina $3,055
52 Mississippi $2,459
53 Virgin Islands $1,401