According to WalletHub, millennials have huge purchasing power and higher education attainment but are economically worse off than their parents. One estimate stated millennials today earn approximately 20% less than Baby Boomers when they were young adults.

So where are millennials best off and worst off? Unfortunately, Maine doesn't rank high compared to the rest of the country.

WalletHub compared all 50 sates and the District of Columbia looking at things like millennial unemployment, voter-turnout, earnings, and homeownership rate.

Overall, Maine placed #34 out of 51.

Maine ranks dead last at #51 for lowest % of millennials in the state:
47. New Jersey
48. Florida
49. New Hampshire
50. West Virginia
51. Maine

Rounding out the lowest average earnings for millennials we come in at #47:
47. Maine
48. Arkansas
49. Idaho
50. Montana
51. Mississippi

New England rounds out the highest % of millennials with depression:
47. Ohio
48. West Virginia
49. Maine
50. Vermont
51. New Hampshire

The good news? Maine millennials rank #1 for highest % of civic engagement!

For more statistics and to see where other states rank, check out

Source: WalletHub

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