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Detroit third in U.S. for disconnected youths

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A general view of downtown Detroit's skyline in Detroit
A general view of downtown Detroit's skyline in Detroit

DETROIT (WKZO) -- A new study shows that Metro Detroit has one of the worst rates of disconnected youths in the nation.

According to a report by Measure of America, 17-percent of youths ages 16-to-24 are not in school or working.  The authors of the study reviewed the rates of youth disconnection in the 25-largest metro areas in the country.

Phoenix topped the list with 18-point-eight-percent, followed by Miami at 17-point-one-percent and Detroit at 17-percent.

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