Updated: States That Are Recovering the Fastest From COVID-19 – WalletHub Study

With the unemployment rate at 5.2% and around 53% of the population fully vaccinated, the personal-finance website WalletHub today released updated rankings for the States That Are Recovering the Quickest From COVID-19, as well as accompanying videos and audio files.

To identify the states that are having the most successful recoveries, WalletHub compared the 50 states and the District of Columbia across 17 key metrics. Our data set ranges from the share of the population fully vaccinated to the real GDP vs. pre-COVID levels.

Recovering the Quickest Recovering the Slowest
1. South Dakota 42. Wyoming
2. Maine 43. Nevada
3. Iowa 44. Tennessee
4. Utah 45. West Virginia
5. New Hampshire 46. Texas
6. Nebraska 47. Georgia
7. Vermont 48. Hawaii
8. Massachusetts 49. South Carolina
9. Connecticut 50. Oklahoma
10. Michigan 51. Oklahoma

Note: Rankings are based on data available as of 12:30 p.m. ET on September 7, 2021.