Re: Climbing the economic ladder? Think north and east
Only have a couple of minutes to respond - I'm not sure I see a strong correlation with the Pew Study, at least on the lower end.
Originally Posted by donsutherland1
-Only two of the "eight worst" identified by pew are in the lowest eight here
-Utah is one of the best on Pew, one of the worst here
-In general, the Pew study highlighted states in the deep south as the worst, whereas this list is largely made up of western states.
-Worth pointing out that the two lowest, Alaska and Wyoming, have very low poverty rates and very high median income compared to the rest of the country - for most kids in those states, college may not be the wisest route.