One factor which can help determine the financial future of certain states versus others is interest from the youth. If younger people (ages 25-29) are collectively setting up shop in a certain state, it can be assumed that that state will reap financial benefits as those younger people become more established in their careers (as long as they stay in that state).

US News and World Report took a peek at which states currently have booming youth populations. These are the results. New England looks to have a pretty bright future ahead as 2 New England states make the Top 5.

Massachusetts didn’t fare too well by the way, finishing at #31. Massachusetts‘ population has been slipping lately. What states are Bay State residents leaving for?? Get that answer RIGHT HERE.

  • Biggest Youth Population Growth - #5

    Youth Population Change: 0.06%

  • Biggest Youth Population Growth - #4

    Youth Population Change: 0.18%

  • Biggest Youth Population Growth - #3

    Youth Population Change: 0.53%

  • Biggest Youth Population Growth - #2

    New Hampshire!
    Youth Population Change: 0.69%

  • Biggest Youth Population Growth - #1

    Youth Population Change: 0.78%

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