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
 StateRankGradeStateRankGrade
District of Columbia1AWest Virginia51F
Maryland2B+Idaho50F
Massachusetts3B+Louisiana49F
New Jersey4BMississippi48F
Connecticut5BArkansas47F

 

Poverty and Opportunity

Best and Worst States on Women’s Poverty and Opportunity
StateRankGradeStateRankGrade
District of Columbia1A-Mississippi51F
Maryland2B+Arkansas50F
Massachusetts3B+West Virginia49D-
Connecticut4BKentucky48D-
Hawaii5BLouisiana47D-

 

Health and Well-Being

StateRankGradeStateRankGrade
Minnesota1A-Mississippi51F
Hawaii2B+Alabama50F
North Dakota3B+Louisiana49F
Utah4BDistrict of Columbia48F
Nebraska5BArkansas47D-

 

Reproductive Rights

StateRankGradeStateRankGrade
Oregon1A-South Dakota51F
Vermont2A-Nebraska50F
Maryland3A-Kansas49F
New Jersey4A-Idaho48F
Hawaii5A-Tennessee47D-

 

Work & Family

Best and Worst States on Work & Family
StateRankGradeStateRankGrade
New York1BIndiana51F
California2BUtah50F
District of Columbia3BMontana49F
New Jersey4B-Mississippi48D-
Rhode Island5B-Wyoming47D-

 

Political Participation

Best and Worst States on Women’s Political Participation
StateRankGradeStateRankGrade
New Hampshire1B+Utah50F
Minnesota2BTexas49F
Maine3BWest Virginia48F
Washington4BArkansas47F
Massachusetts5B-Louisiana46D-

 

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