Special Report

States With the Most At-Risk Youth in 2021

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40. Illinois
> WalletHub score: 38.30
> Disconnected youth: 10.3% — 22nd lowest
> Child poverty rate: 15.7% — 23rd highest

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39. Rhode Island
> WalletHub score: 38.79
> Disconnected youth: 9.6% — 15th lowest
> Child poverty rate: 14.0% — 21st lowest

38. Iowa
> WalletHub score: 39.03
> Disconnected youth: 8.3% — 7th lowest
> Child poverty rate: 13.0% — 15th lowest

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37. Washington
> WalletHub score: 40.85
> Disconnected youth: 10.8% — 22nd highest
> Child poverty rate: 12.0% — 11th lowest

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36. Nebraska
> WalletHub score: 40.98
> Disconnected youth: 7.2% — 3rd lowest
> Child poverty rate: 11.0% — 6th lowest