MINNEAPOLIS — Minnesota was named the best state for women in a recent WalletHub study.
They gathered data on all 50 states on 24 indicators of living standards for women. Minnesota ranked third in median earnings, first in unemployment, sixth in share of women in poverty, fourth in female high school graduation rates, third in women's life expectancy at birth, and fifth in women's preventive health care.
Overall the study ranked Minnesota at number one in "women's economic and social well-being" and number three in "women's health and safety," putting it at number one overall.
Massachusetts came in at number two, North Dakota number three, Washington, D.C. at number four, and New York at five.
Wisconsin was 14 and Iowa was 12. Michigan was down further at 32.
To read the full study and see the rest of the rankings, click here.