Best and Worst States for Women in 2021


As a woman, I have mixed feelings about my home state of Missouri landing at number 27 on the list. On one hand, it's not the worst, in fact it's right there in the middle so about average so it could be worse, but on the other hand it could be better! This list is based on WalletHub's analysis of median earnings for women, number of female owned businesses, amount of women living in poverty, and the female homicide rate in each state. They found the following states to be the best, as well as the worst for women in 2021. Check it out!

Here are the Top 5 Best States for Women:

  1. Minnesota
  2. Maine
  3. Vermont
  4. North Dakota
  5. Washington, D.C.

These are the 5 Worst States for Women:

  1. Mississippi
  2. Alabama
  3. Arkansas
  4. Louisiana
  5. Oklahoma

Click the link in the tweet below to read more, and find where your state ranks on the list if it hasn't already been mentioned!


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