Iowa was Named One of the Best States for Women
If you're a female living in the state of Iowa - congrats! You're in one of the top 10 best states for women in the U.S., according to a new study.
The website WalletHub recently did a study using "23 key indicators of living standards for women." Those indicators fall into two different categories: "Economic & Social Well-Being" and "Health & Safety."
Overall, Iowa just broke the top 10, coming in at number 9! With a total score of 69.11, Iowa came in 10th place for "Economic & Social Well-Being" and 9th place for "Health & Safety." Iowa also has the 5th highest high school graduation rate for women.
The Midwest and the East Coast seem to be the best places for women, with Minnesota, Massachusetts, Vermont, North Dakota, and Wisconsin making up the top 5. The five worst states for women are all in the South: Louisiana, Arkansas, Mississippi, Oklahoma, and Alabama.
To read more on the study and see the full list of rankings, click HERE.