Special Report

Best and Worst States for Teen Drivers

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45. Mississippi
> Wallet Hub score: 42.34
> Top metric: Economic Environment (#11 in the nation)
> Teen driver fatalities per 100,000 teens: 32.1 — 6th highest
> Teenage population (ages 15-19): 214,658 — 19th lowest

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44. Nebraska
> Wallet Hub score: 43.63
> Top metric: Economic Environment (#23 in the nation)
> Teen driver fatalities per 100,000 teens: 23.5 — 15th highest
> Teenage population (ages 15-19): 131,674 — 14th lowest

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43. Arkansas
> Wallet Hub score: 43.83
> Top metric: Economic Environment (#6 in the nation)
> Teen driver fatalities per 100,000 teens: 29.7 — 7th highest
> Teenage population (ages 15-19): 205,446 — 18th lowest

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42. New Hampshire
> Wallet Hub score: 44.49
> Top metric: Economic Environment (#28 in the nation)
> Teen driver fatalities per 100,000 teens: 9.2 — 4th lowest
> Teenage population (ages 15-19): 87,386 — 11th lowest

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41. South Carolina
> Wallet Hub score: 44.75
> Top metric: Driving Laws (#31 in the nation)
> Teen driver fatalities per 100,000 teens: 26.5 — 10th highest
> Teenage population (ages 15-19): 339,558 — 23rd highest

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