Special Report

Best and Worst States for Teen Drivers

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10. New Jersey
> Wallet Hub score: 56.81
> Top metric: Safety (#2 in the nation)
> Teen driver fatalities per 100,000 teens: 9.5 — 6th lowest
> Teenage population (ages 15-19): 555,206 — 12th highest

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9. Maryland
> Wallet Hub score: 57.05
> Top metric: Safety (#5 in the nation)
> Teen driver fatalities per 100,000 teens: 11.5 — 9th lowest
> Teenage population (ages 15-19): 381,318 — 19th highest

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8. Texas
> Wallet Hub score: 57.20
> Top metric: Economic Environment (#9 in the nation)
> Teen driver fatalities per 100,000 teens: 20.1 — 23rd highest
> Teenage population (ages 15-19): 2,077,356 — 2nd highest

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7. Minnesota
> Wallet Hub score: 57.51
> Top metric: Economic Environment (#5 in the nation)
> Teen driver fatalities per 100,000 teens: 9.6 — 8th lowest
> Teenage population (ages 15-19): 363,358 — 22nd highest

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6. Michigan
> Wallet Hub score: 57.62
> Top metric: Economic Environment (#1 in the nation)
> Teen driver fatalities per 100,000 teens: 18.4 — 21st lowest
> Teenage population (ages 15-19): 653,218 — 10th highest