Special Report

States With the Most At-Risk Youth in 2021

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45. Utah
> WalletHub score: 34.73
> Disconnected youth: 7.3% — 5th lowest
> Child poverty rate: 9.9% — 2nd lowest

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44. Maryland
> WalletHub score: 35.61
> Disconnected youth: 10.8% — 22nd highest
> Child poverty rate: 12.0% — 11th lowest

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43. Virginia
> WalletHub score: 36.02
> Disconnected youth: 8.9% — 12th lowest
> Child poverty rate: 13.4% — 18th lowest

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42. Vermont
> WalletHub score: 36.82
> Disconnected youth: 7.8% — 6th lowest
> Child poverty rate: 10.2% — 4th lowest

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41. New York
> WalletHub score: 37.02
> Disconnected youth: 10.8% — 22nd highest
> Child poverty rate: 18.1% — 16th highest