Millennials make up the largest generation in the U.S. workforce, but these early-20-to-early-30-somethings are earning 20 percent less than Baby Boomers at the same age. A WalletHub report on 2018's Best & Worst States for Millennials shows their trillion-dollar purchasing power and higher education status still has them economically worse off than their parents. Results vary by state, so how does Wyoming stack up?

Best States For Millennials

  1. District of Columbia
  2. North Dakota
  3. Minnesota
  4. Massachusetts
  5. Iowa
  6. Wisconsin
  7. Utah
  8. Nebraska
  9. Colorado

10 South Dakota


Worst States for Millennials

49 Mississippi

50 West Virginia

50 New Mexico


Wyoming is ranked 24th overall, ranking 23rd in Affordability, 41st in Education & Health, 32 for Quality of Life, and in Economic Health, Wyoming ranks 23rd.


Wyoming has been losing population for the last 5 years. Where would the millennials find better conditions?


North Dakota has the lowest share of millennials living with their parents.

Minnesota has the highest millennial homeownership rate.

The District of Columbia has the highest average monthly earnings for millennials.

North Dakota has the lowest millennial unemployment rate



Source: WalletHub

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