2013 CFED Scorecard

Financial Assets & Income

Outcome Measures

Income Poverty Rate

Asset Poverty Rate

Asset Poverty by Race

Asset Poverty by Gender

Asset Poverty by Family Structure

Liquid Asset Poverty Rate

Liquid Asset Poverty by Race

Liquid Asset Poverty by Gender

Liquid Asset Poverty by Family Structure

Extreme Asset Poverty Rate

Net Worth

Net Worth by Race

Net Worth by Income

Net Worth by Gender

Net Worth by Family Structure

Unbanked Households

Underbanked Households

Households with Savings Accounts

Consumers with Subprime Credit

Borrowers 90+ Days Overdue

Average Credit Card Debt

Bankruptcy Rate

Policy Priorities

Tax Credits for Working Families

State IDA Program Support

Lifting Asset Limits in Public Benefit Programs

Protections from Predatory Short-Term Loans

Additional Policies

Income Tax Threshold

Tax Burden by Income

Prize-Linked Savings

Paperless Payday

Trend Indicators

Change in Net Worth

Change in Asset Poverty

Change in Liquid Asset Poverty

Change in Consumers with Subprime Credit

Change in Average Credit Card Debt

Businesses & Jobs

Housing & Homeownership

Health Care

Education

CFED Assets & Opportunity Scorecard

WIA-Funded Workforce Training

Reports & Graphics

Definition

Percentage of adult participants exiting Workforce Investment Act (WIA) programs from April 2010 to March 2011 that received training, PY 2010.

Description

Vocational and postsecondary education and training programs can produce substantial increases in earnings and job quality. Studies find that helping low-income parents increase their skills pays off in the labor market, particularly through participation in vocational and postsecondary education and training. Even those with lower skills can benefit from postsecondary education and training. Employers increasingly demand workers with training beyond high school. According to the National League of Cities, 87% of municipalities using job training to assist low-income working families find it an effective strategy. Under WIA, local workforce investment boards (WIBs) provide services, including job training, to job seekers and employers through one-stop centers. The local WIBs have broad discretion in determining who will be eligible for and receive training services.

States are assessed on the percentage of adult participants exiting WIA programs that received training.

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WIA-Funded Workforce Training

StatePercent of Participants
Who Received Training (%)
United States  12.7% 
Alabama  82.2% 
Alaska  78.4% 
Arizona  57.8% 
Arkansas  88.0% 
California  18.9% 
Colorado  79.5% 
Connecticut  68.1% 
Delaware  67.0% 
District of Columbia  52.8% 
Florida  78.1% 
Georgia  71.9% 
Hawaii  41.9% 
Idaho  79.7% 
Illinois  67.1% 
Indiana  6.8% 
Iowa  1.9% 
Kansas  12.7% 
Kentucky  76.3% 
Louisiana  3.1% 
Maine  81.4% 
Maryland  64.0% 
Massachusetts  77.9% 
Michigan  74.0% 
Minnesota  54.4% 
Mississippi  14.4% 
Missouri  2.0% 
Montana  42.3% 
Nebraska  75.2% 
Nevada  42.5% 
New Hampshire  63.0% 
New Jersey  75.9% 
New Mexico  92.7% 
New York  6.0% 
North Carolina  85.8% 
North Dakota  50.7% 
Ohio  63.8% 
Oklahoma  2.3% 
Oregon  1.8% 
Pennsylvania  41.9% 
Rhode Island  50.8% 
South Carolina  53.3% 
South Dakota  56.5% 
Tennessee  73.0% 
Texas  39.3% 
Utah  7.3% 
Vermont  72.5% 
Virginia  69.9% 
Washington  57.6% 
West Virginia  56.1% 
Wisconsin  60.4% 
Wyoming  83.5% 

Source

PY 2010 WIASRD Data Book, Table II-25. Oakland, CA: Social Policy Research Associates, 2011.

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