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GRAPHIC UTAH: KIDS ARE HOME, BUT MOM ISN’T

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West Virginia is the only state in the nation where most young* mothers are not in the work force.

PERCENT OF YOUNG MOTHERS WHO WORK OUTSIDE THE HOME

LOWEST

West Virginia 48.4%

New York 52.5%

California 55.6%

UTAH 57.0%

Texas 58.2%

Idaho 60.0%

Wyoming 60.7%

HIGHEST

South Dakota 71.3%

SOURCE: 1990 U.S. Census

*Mothers whose youngest child is under age 6.