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PY04 Older Youth Entered Employment 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.

PY 04  Older Youth Entered Employment Rate State Rankings

Table 1

PY 04 WIA Older Youth Entered Employment Rankings and Outcomes by State
Rank State Outcome
1 Tennessee 95.7
2 Idaho 94.4
3 District of Columbia 92.2
4 Wyoming 88.6
5 Maryland 87.8
6 Nebraska 87.7
7 North Dakota 87.1
8 Maine 84.9
9 Arkansas 83.1
10 Iowa 81.9
11 Colorado 81.1
12 Oklahoma 80.8
13 Missouri 80.6
14 Utah 80.0
15 New Hampshire 78.9
16 New Jersey 78.4
17 Minnesota 78.0
17 Montana 78.0
17 Texas 78.0
20 Georgia 77.7
20 Michigan 77.7
22 Kentucky 77.5
23 Washington 76.9
24 South Dakota 76.8
25 Wisconsin 74.9
26 Connecticut 74.8
27 Indiana 74.7
28 West Virginia 74.5
29 South Carolina 74.3
30 Oregon 74.2
31 Hawaii 73.8
32 Puerto Rico 73.5
33 Virginia 73.0
34 Mississippi 72.5
35 California 72.4
36 Rhode Island 72.2
37 Florida 71.2
38 Louisiana 71.1
38 North Carolina 71.1
40 Illinois 71.0
41 Alaska 70.5
42 Arizona 69.9
42 Nevada 69.9
44 Massachusetts 68.8
45 Ohio 68.7
46 Delaware 67.7
47 Pennsylvania 65.5
48 New Mexico 64.8
49 Alabama 64.5
50 Kansas 64.2
51 New York 63.9
52 Vermont 60.6