Gender equality is still a hot topic, and it’s important to remember that even in 2024, women still have a long way to go before they’re treated as equals to men. Of course, where they live makes a big difference, and just in time for Women’s History Month in March, a new report highlights the states that are doing a good job of treating their female residents fairly.

  • WalletHub’s annual list of the Best and Worst States for Women has just come out.
  • They compared all 50 states and Washington, D.C. on 25 key indicators of living standards for women in two major categories: Women’s Health Care & Safety and Women’s Economic & Social Well-Being.
  • These include everything from median earnings to women’s preventative healthcare, job security and share of women-owned businesses.
  • Massachusetts tops the list as the Best State for Women in 2024, coming in first for Women’s Health Care & Safety and seventh for Women’s Economic & Social Well-Being.
  • Washington, D.C., second overall, is number one for Women’s Economic & Social Well-Being.
  • Oklahoma comes in last, making it the Worst State for Women. It’s dead last for Health Care & Safety and second to last for Economic and Social Well-Being.

The 10 Best States for Women in 2024

(Click here to see the complete list)

  1. Massachusetts
  2. Washington, D.C.
  3. Minnesota
  4. Vermont
  5. Maine
  6. Maryland
  7. New York
  8. Hawaii
  9. New Jersey
  10. Delaware

The 10 Worst States for Women in 2024

  1. Oklahoma
  2. Louisiana
  3. Mississippi
  4. Alabama
  5. Texas
  6. Arkansas
  7. West Virginia
  8. Wyoming
  9. Georgia
  10. Missouri

Source: WalletHub

Sponsored Content

Sponsored Content