South Carolina Ranked Among The Worst States For Women’s Equality

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With Women’s Equality Day around the corner and the U.S. ranking as only the 27th best country for gender equality, the personal-finance website WalletHub today released its report on 2022’s Best & Worst States for Women’s Equality.

In order to determine where women receive the most equal treatment in American society, WalletHub compared the 50 states across 17 key metrics. The data set ranges from the gap between female and male executives to the disparity in unemployment rates for women and men.

Best States for Women’s Rights

Overall Rank  State Total Score  Workplace Environment  Education & Health  Political Empowerment 
1 New Mexico 70.03 1 10 17
2 Nevada 69.57 11 35 1
3 California 68.57 5 17 8
4 New York 68.52 20 12 7
5 Vermont 67.40 2 8 23
6 West Virginia 66.57 15 1 24
7 Hawaii 66.54 9 3 26
8 Maine 65.97 34 20 2
9 Massachusetts 65.65 41 5 9
10 Michigan 65.04 33 21 3
11 Minnesota 64.93 24 25 4
12 Iowa 64.66 13 16 12
13 Connecticut 64.37 4 19 13
14 Washington 64.27 12 31 6
15 Arizona 63.95 17 33 5
16 Rhode Island 62.90 14 6 27
17 Wisconsin 60.51 35 13 15
18 Illinois 60.19 31 32 10
19 Maryland 60.12 8 11 40
20 Delaware 60.10 47 6 19
21 Kentucky 60.09 28 1 44
22 South Dakota 58.31 18 15 41
23 Oregon 58.16 3 41 14
24 New Hampshire 57.32 29 40 11
25 North Carolina 55.99 23 23 35
26 Montana 55.89 19 36 28
27 Pennsylvania 55.74 40 9 39
28 North Dakota 55.44 22 22 47
29 Florida 55.06 21 42 16
30 Alaska 54.84 6 46 20
31 Virginia 54.61 26 30 29
32 Arkansas 53.12 10 34 46
33 Wyoming 52.81 39 38 21
34 Missouri 52.79 32 27 36
35 New Jersey 52.51 50 14 22
36 Nebraska 52.47 36 29 30
37 Ohio 51.86 27 24 45
38 Mississippi 51.09 44 26 31
39 Indiana 50.91 37 39 25
40 Louisiana 50.60 49 4 50
41 Alabama 50.48 38 18 49
42 Texas 50.44 7 43 43
43 Kansas 49.85 16 45 32
44 Colorado 49.14 30 49 18
45 Tennessee 49.02 42 37 33
46 South Carolina 47.48 45 28 48
47 Oklahoma 46.09 25 48 37
48 Idaho 44.18 43 47 34
49 Georgia 43.99 46 44 38
50 Utah 31.22 48 50 42

Note: With the exception of “Total Score,” all of the columns in the table above depict the relative rank of that state, where a rank of 1 represents the best conditions for that metric category.

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