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June 01, 2022 | Tom Ballard

Tennessee records mixed results in WalletHub’s ranking of states for millennials

Tennessee recorded mixed rankings in the latest WalletHub analysis of the 50 states and the District of Columbia to determine where the millennial generation has thrived and struggled. The examination involved 34 key metrics, ranging from share of millennials in the population to millennial unemployment rate to millennial voter-turnout rate.

Where was the Volunteer State?

  • On affordability, Tennessee ranked #11.
  • On education and health, we were #33.
  • On quality of life, it was a surprising ranking of #39.
  • Finally, on economic health, the state ranked #19.

That produced an overall ranking of #30, two spots behind North Carolina but ahead of states like Florida (#37), Georgia (#38), Alabama (#41), Kentucky (#42), South Carolina (#45), and Arkansas (#48). Washington topped the list, while Mississippi was dead last.

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