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PY05 Older Youth Earnings Change State Rankings

This map shows the Older Youth Earnings Change State rankings for PY 2005. The amount ranges from a high of $6,026 in Wyoming to a low of $122 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, Montana, the District of Columbia, Puerto Rico, Ohio, Minnesota, Arizona, Texas, Idaho, and Alaska. The ten lowest, from top to bottom, are New Mexico, West Virginia, Indiana, Mississippi, Nevada, Colorado, Virginia, Kansas, New Hampshire, and the Virgin Islands.

PY 05 Older Youth  Earnings Change State Rankings

Table 1

PY 05 WIA Older Youth Earnings Change Rankings and Outcomes by State

Rank State Outcome
1 Wyoming $6,026
2 Montana $5,659
3 District of Columbia $4,967
4 Puerto Rico $4,960
5 Ohio $4,811
6 Minnesota $4,566
7 Arizona $4,505
8 Texas $4,471
9 Idaho $4,364
10 Alaska $4,322
11 California $4,172
12 Maryland $4,146
13 Rhode Island $4,087
14 Wisconsin $4,076
15 Louisiana $3,999
16 South Dakota $3,994
17 Connecticut $3,990
18 Missouri $3,980
19 Oklahoma $3,970
20 Tennessee $3,953
21 Utah $3,913
22 Vermont $3,858
23 Maine $3,853
24 Delaware $3,814
25 Illinois $3,745
26 South Carolina $3,737
27 Arkansas $3,726
28 New Jersey $3,724
29 Kentucky $3,708
30 Washington $3,706
31 Hawaii $3,680
32 Nebraska $3,643
33 Michigan $3,628
34 Alabama $3,559
35 Iowa $3,548
36 Georgia $3,539
37 North Carolina $3,537
38 Oregon $3,448
39 Florida $3,382
40 North Dakota $3,274
41 New York $3,153
42 Massachusetts $3,081
43 New Mexico $3,060
44 West Virginia $3,050
45 Indiana $3,028
46 Mississippi $2,985
47 Nevada $2,968
48 Colorado $2,839
49 Virginia $2,817
50 Kansas $2,705
51 New Hampshire $2,386
52 Virgin Islands $122
53 Pennsylvania NA