The Best and Worst Places in the U.S. for Women


"In order to identify the best and worst states for women, WalletHub compared the 50 states and the District of Columbia across two key dimensions, "Women's Economic & Social Well-Being" and "Women's Health & Safety", states WalletHub's website".

The personal finance site examined metrics, such as median earnings for female works and quality of health care. Wisconsin, Iowa and North Dakota all ranked in the top 10.

It was also third in terms of women's health and safety-after Hawaii (no. 1) and MA (no. 2).

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In 2018, women in some parts of America still get the short end of the stick - even as they outnumber men in most states.

MA is ranked No. 2 overall, and Vermont comes in at No. 3.

The state also was ranked number one in lowest female uninsured rate.

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In previous women-related rankings, WalletHub dubbed Minnesota as the No. 2 best state for working moms, No. 2 best to have a baby and No. 4 for women's equality.

Another bright spot on the national map is the Northeast, where Maine, Vermont, New Hampshire, Connecticut and MA are in the top 10.

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