|A new study from WalletHub lists West Virginia as the second worst state In the USA for millenials.|
Graduates of Calhoun Middle/High School have packed their bags at graduation for many years to move to greener pastures, with the State of West Virginia clinging to coal and natural gas as the biggest industries for growth and employment.
West Virginia ranks worst with civic engagement, economic health, and quality of life.
Millenials make up the largest generation in the U.S. workforce.
Yet, Millenials earn 20 percent less than Baby Boomers did at the same age.
WalletHub released its report on 2018's Best & Worst States for Millennials.
In order to determine the most livable places for this generation, WalletHub compared the 50 states and the District of Columbia across 30 key metrics.
The findings were determined on a scoring system based on 'Affordability' rank, 'Education and Health' rank, 'Quality of Life' rank, 'Economic Health' rank, and 'Civic Engagement' rank.
Millennial Stats for West Virginia (1=Best; 25=Avg.; 51=Worst):
30th - % of Millennials Living with Parents
50th - % of Millennials
46th - Average Monthly Earnings for Millennials
43rd - Millennial Unemployment Rate
29th - % of Insured Millennials
45th - % of Millennials with Depression
19th - Affordability
36th - Education and Health
51st - Quality of Life
51st - Economic Health
49th - Civic Engagement