Best & Worst States for Women Charts: Minn-Ala! #iwpr #women

Best and Worst States for Women in 2015

Best States

Rank

Worst States

Rank

Minnesota

1

Alabama (tied)

51 (tied)

Connecticut

2 (tied)

Mississippi (tied)

51 (tied)

Massachusetts

2 (tied)

Kentucky (tied)

49 (tied)

Vermont

2 (tied)

Tennessee (tied)

49 (tied)

California

5 (tied)

Florida (tied)

47 (tied)

Hawaii

5 (tied)

Texas (tied)

47 (tied)

Maryland

5 (tied)

Oregon

5 (tied)

Dishonorable Mention

Colorado

9 (tied)

Ohio

Rhode Island

9 (tied)

Maine

11 (tied)

Washington

11 (tied)

Employment and Earnings

Best and Worst States on Women’s Employment and Earnings
 State Rank Grade State Rank Grade
District of Columbia 1 A West Virginia 51 F
Maryland 2 B+ Idaho 50 F
Massachusetts 3 B+ Louisiana 49 F
New Jersey 4 B Mississippi 48 F
Connecticut 5 B Arkansas 47 F

 

Poverty and Opportunity

Best and Worst States on Women’s Poverty and Opportunity
State Rank Grade State Rank Grade
District of Columbia 1 A- Mississippi 51 F
Maryland 2 B+ Arkansas 50 F
Massachusetts 3 B+ West Virginia 49 D-
Connecticut 4 B Kentucky 48 D-
Hawaii 5 B Louisiana 47 D-

 

Health and Well-Being

State Rank Grade State Rank Grade
Minnesota 1 A- Mississippi 51 F
Hawaii 2 B+ Alabama 50 F
North Dakota 3 B+ Louisiana 49 F
Utah 4 B District of Columbia 48 F
Nebraska 5 B Arkansas 47 D-

 

Reproductive Rights

State Rank Grade State Rank Grade
Oregon 1 A- South Dakota 51 F
Vermont 2 A- Nebraska 50 F
Maryland 3 A- Kansas 49 F
New Jersey 4 A- Idaho 48 F
Hawaii 5 A- Tennessee 47 D-

 

Work & Family

Best and Worst States on Work & Family
State Rank Grade State Rank Grade
New York 1 B Indiana 51 F
California 2 B Utah 50 F
District of Columbia 3 B Montana 49 F
New Jersey 4 B- Mississippi 48 D-
Rhode Island 5 B- Wyoming 47 D-

 

Political Participation

Best and Worst States on Women’s Political Participation
State Rank Grade State Rank Grade
New Hampshire 1 B+ Utah 50 F
Minnesota 2 B Texas 49 F
Maine 3 B West Virginia 48 F
Washington 4 B Arkansas 47 F
Massachusetts 5 B- Louisiana 46 D-

 

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