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PY05 Older Youth Credential Rate State Rankings

This map shows the Older Youth Credential Rate State rankings for PY 2005. The rate ranges from a high of 91.7 percent in the District of Columbia to a low of 0.7 percent in Puerto Rico. The ten highest and ten lowest states for this ranking are highlighted on the map. The ten highest states in order are the District of Columbia, the Virgin Islands, Michigan, Delaware, Montana, Hawaii, Connecticut, Wisconsin, Maine, and Kansas. The ten lowest, from top to bottom, are South Carolina, California, Alabama, Louisiana, Wyoming, Mississippi, North Dakota, New Hampshire, North Carolina, and Puerto Rico.

PY 05 Older Youth  Credential Rate State Rankings

Table 1

PY 05 WIA Older Youth Credential Rankings and Outcomes by State

Rank State Outcome
1 District of Columbia 91.7%
2 Virgin Islands 84.4%
3 Michigan 78.2%
4 Delaware 68.4%
5 Montana 68.0%
6 Hawaii 65.5%
7 Connecticut 65.5%
8 Wisconsin 63.1%
9 Maine 62.7%
10 Kansas 62.6%
11 Maryland 62.4%
12 Illinois 61.8%
13 Nebraska 61.4%
14 Missouri 61.2%
15 Washington 61.0%
16 Minnesota 60.5%
17 Indiana 59.2%
18 Utah 59.1%
19 Iowa 58.9%
20 Idaho 58.7%
21 Tennessee 58.4%
22 Virginia 58.0%
23 New York 57.2%
24 Oklahoma 56.9%
25 Ohio 56.9%
26 South Dakota 56.7%
27 Georgia 56.0%
28 Kentucky 54.9%
29 Florida 54.7%
30 West Virginia 54.0%
31 New Mexico 53.6%
32 Colorado 53.6%
33 New Jersey 52.2%
34 Alaska 51.7%
35 Massachusetts 50.5%
36 Vermont 50.0%
37 Rhode Island 50.0%
38 Texas 49.4%
39 Arkansas 48.4%
40 Oregon 48.1%
41 Nevada 47.4%
42 Arizona 47.2%
43 South Carolina 46.5%
44 California 45.6%
45 Alabama 43.4%
46 Louisiana 43.0%
47 Wyoming 42.1%
48 Mississippi 41.8%
49 North Dakota 40.3%
50 New Hampshire 38.2%
51 North Carolina 31.0%
52 Puerto Rico 0.7%
53 Pennsylvania NA