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PY05 Dislocated Worker Entered Employment Rate State Rankings

This map shows the Dislocated Worker Entered Employment Rate State rankings for PY 2005. The rate ranges from a high of 94.1 percent in Michigan to a low of 48.6 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 Michigan, Maryland, Arkansas, Nebraska, Oregon, Idaho, Puerto Rico, Delaware, Indiana, and Iowa. The ten lowest, from top to bottom, are Connecticut, Nevada, New Mexico, Hawaii, West Virginia, New York, Alaska, Vermont, Mississippi, and the Virgin Islands.

PY05  Dislocated Worker Entered Employment Rate State

Table 1

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

Rank State Outcome
1 Michigan 94.1%
2 Maryland 94.0%
3 Arkansas 93.2%
4 Nebraska 92.9%
5 Oregon 92.2%
6 Idaho 91.1%
7 Puerto Rico 90.7%
8 Delaware 90.3%
9 Indiana 90.1%
10 Iowa 89.7%
11 Maine 89.6%
12 North Dakota 89.0%
13 Colorado 88.6%
14 Louisiana 88.3%
15 Massachusetts 88.1%
16 Arizona 88.0%
17 Rhode Island 88.0%
18 Tennessee 87.8%
19 Wyoming 87.8%
20 Ohio 87.2%
21 Wisconsin 87.2%
22 Minnesota 87.1%
23 Kansas 86.9%
24 Kentucky 86.8%
25 Missouri 86.6%
26 Washington 86.4%
27 Virginia 86.3%
28 South Carolina 85.9%
29 Oklahoma 85.8%
30 California 85.5%
31 South Dakota 85.2%
32 North Carolina 85.1%
33 Pennsylvania 85.0%
34 Illinois 84.9%
35 Georgia 84.2%
36 Texas 84.1%
37 New Hampshire 83.9%
38 Montana 83.8%
39 Utah 82.8%
40 New Jersey 82.5%
41 Florida 82.1%
42 Alabama 80.8%
43 District of Columbia 80.8%
44 Connecticut 80.3%
45 Nevada 80.3%
46 New Mexico 80.2%
47 Hawaii 79.8%
48 West Virginia 79.0%
49 New York 77.7%
50 Alaska 74.6%
51 Vermont 74.5%
52 Mississippi 70.3%
53 Virgin Islands 48.6%