Special Report

States With the Most At-Risk Youth in 2021

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20. Idaho
> WalletHub score: 52.90
> Disconnected youth: 13.1% — 12th highest
> Child poverty rate: 13.2% — 17th lowest

19. South Dakota
> WalletHub score: 54.44
> Disconnected youth: 9.7% — 18th lowest
> Child poverty rate: 15.0% — 25th lowest

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18. Kentucky
> WalletHub score: 55.25
> Disconnected youth: 14.3% — 8th highest
> Child poverty rate: 21.7% — 5th highest

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17. Oregon
> WalletHub score: 55.36
> Disconnected youth: 11.2% — 18th highest
> Child poverty rate: 13.1% — 16th lowest

16. Missouri
> WalletHub score: 56.74
> Disconnected youth: 11.0% — 20th highest
> Child poverty rate: 17.1% — 19th highest