Hawaii Is the 8th Best State for Women
From Wallet Hub March 5, 2015
Happy Women’s History Month! With the percentage of women in public- and private-sector leadership roles increasing this past year and women outpacing men in college enrollment, the leading personal finance social network WalletHub conducted an in-depth analysis of 2015’s Best & Worst States for Women.
To find the most suitable environment for the American woman, WalletHub examined the 50 U.S. states and the District of Columbia across 13 key metrics. The data set ranges from median earnings for female workers to women’s preventive health care.
Women’s Quality of Life in Hawaii (1=Best, 25=Avg.):
4th – Unemployment Rate for Women
7th – % of Women Living in Poverty
4th – Share of Women-Owned Businesses
4th – Female Uninsured Rate
1st – Women’s Life Expectancy at Birth
9th – Top-Rated Women’s Hospitals Score
28th – Women’s Preventive Health Care
For the full report, please visit: http://wallethub.com/edu/best-and-worst-states-for-women/10728/