The benefits category measures the economic and societal benefits that the state receives as the result of having well educated residents.
|Connecticut, Maryland, Massachusetts, New Jersey, Virginia.|
|Arizona, California, Colorado, Georgia, Hawaii, Illinois, Michigan, Minnesota, Nebraska, New Hampshire, New York, Oregon, Rhode Island, Utah, Washington.|
|Alabama, Alaska, Delaware, Florida, Idaho, Iowa, Kansas, Maine, Missouri, Montana, New Mexico, North Carolina, Ohio, Pennsylvania, South Carolina, Tennessee, Texas, Vermont, Wisconsin.|
|Arkansas, Indiana, Kentucky, Louisiana, Mississippi, Nevada, North Dakota, Oklahoma, South Dakota, Wyoming.|
Maryland is the top-performing state in benefits.
- Adults with Associate's Degree or Higher
- Adults with Bachelor's Degree or Higher
- Increased Income from Some College
- Increased Income from Bachelor's Degree
- Population Voting
- Charitable Contributions
Adult Skill Levels
- Quantitative Literacy
- Prose Literacy
- Document Literacy