Top 10 States with Least At Risk Youth

Massachusetts has 8th Least At-Risk Youth

Massachusetts Is 2017’s State with the 8th Least At-Risk Youth according to WalletHub study.

To determine where young Americans are not faring as well as others in their age group, WalletHub’s analysts compared the 50 states and the District of Columbia across 10 key indicators of youth risk. The data set ranges from share of disconnected youth to labor force participation rate among youth to youth poverty rate.

At-Risk Youth in Massachusetts (1=Most at Risk; 25=Avg.):

  • 48th – % of Disconnected Youth
  • 47th – % of Youth Without a High School Diploma
  • 49th – % of Overweight & Obese Youth
  • 21st – Youth Labor Force Participation Rate
  • 44th – Youth Poverty Rate
  • 37th – % of Homeless Youth

Top 10 States with Least At Risk Youth:

1 Mississippi 72.75
2 Louisiana 69.089
3 New Mexico 69.08
4 Alabama 63.599
5 West Virginia 60.476
6 Arkansas 60.454
7 Oregon 58.631
8 Nevada 57.765
9 Oklahoma 56.912
10 South Carolina 56.799

Top 10 States with Least At Risk Youth

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