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WalletHub Study: 2021’s Best and Worst States for Women

With March being Women’s History Month and women experiencing 55% of the net job losses since the beginning of the COVID-19 pandemic, the personal-finance website WalletHub today released its report on 2021’s Best & Worst States for Women, as well as accompanying videos.

To identify the most women-friendly states, WalletHub compared the 50 states and the District of Columbia across 26 key metrics. The data set ranges from median earnings for female workers to women’s preventive health care to the female homicide rate.

Woman-Friendliness of California (1=Best, 25=Avg.):

  • 51st – Median Earnings for Female Workers (Adjusted for Cost of Living)
  • 49th – Unemployment Rate for Women
  • 29th – Share of Women in Poverty
  • 12th – Share of Women-Owned Businesses
  • 17th – High School Graduation Rate for Women
  • 42nd – Share of Women Who Voted in 2016 Presidential Election
  • 22nd – Female Uninsured Rate
  • 2nd – Women’s Life Expectancy at Birth
  • 11th – Quality of Women’s Hospitals
  • 14th – Women’s Preventive Health Care

For the full report, please visit:

This article was released by WalletHub.