Special Report

States With the Most At-Risk Youth in 2021

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10. Oklahoma
> WalletHub score: 58.97
> Disconnected youth: 11.9% — 16th highest
> Child poverty rate: 19.9% — 8th highest

9. Alaska
> WalletHub score: 63.41
> Disconnected youth: 18.1% — the highest
> Child poverty rate: 13.0% — 15th lowest

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8. South Carolina
> WalletHub score: 64.74
> Disconnected youth: 12.3% — 15th highest
> Child poverty rate: 19.7% — 9th highest

7. Wyoming
> WalletHub score: 65.21
> Disconnected youth: 9.9% — 19th lowest
> Child poverty rate: 11.6% — 9th lowest

6. Arkansas
> WalletHub score: 67.38
> Disconnected youth: 14.7% — 6th highest
> Child poverty rate: 22.1% — 4th highest