Map Key
  • Less than 11 %
  • 11.1 - 15 %
  • 15.1 - 18 %
  • 18.1 - 21 %
  • More than 21 %
Percentage of youth ages 18 to 24 who were not in school or working in 2013.
State Disconnected Youth Rate Rank
North Dakota 8.0%1st
Iowa 9.0%2nd
Nebraska 9.0%2nd
Massachusetts 10.0%4th
Minnesota 10.0%4th
Vermont 11.0%6th
Kansas 11.0%6th
Rhode Island 11.0%6th
New Hampshire 11.0%6th
South Dakota 11.0%6th
Colorado 12.0%11th
Connecticut 12.0%11th
Wisconsin 12.0%11th
Maine 12.0%11th
Hawaii 13.0%15th
New Jersey 13.0%15th
Maryland 14.0%17th
New York 14.0%17th
Utah 14.0%17th
Virginia 14.0%17th
Missouri 14.0%17th
Pennsylvania 14.0%17th
Alaska 15.0%23rd
Illinois 15.0%23rd
Ohio 15.0%23rd
Indiana 15.0%23rd
California 15.0%23rd
Washington 15.0%23rd
Montana 15.0%23rd
Delaware 15.0%23rd
Wyoming 15.0%23rd
Michigan 16.0%32nd
North Carolina 16.0%32nd
Idaho 16.0%32nd
Texas 17.0%35th
Oregon 17.0%35th
Kentucky 17.0%35th
District of Columbia 17.0%35th
South Carolina 17.0%35th
Florida 17.0%35th
Oklahoma 18.0%41st
Georgia 19.0%42nd
Tennessee 19.0%42nd
Arkansas 19.0%42nd
New Mexico 20.0%45th
Arizona 20.0%45th
Alabama 21.0%47th
Mississippi 21.0%47th
West Virginia 21.0%47th
Nevada 22.0%50th
Louisiana 22.0%50th