Iowa Rated 3rd Best State For Women In The U.S.
A study comparing statistics about women in every state comes out with Iowa in third place for the best state in the country for women.
They compared 9 categories:
- Median Earnings
- Unemployment Rate
- Percent of Women in Poverty
- Percent of Women-Owned Businesses
- High School Graduation Rate
- Percent of Women Voters in 2016 Presidential Election
- Uninsured Rate
- Life Expectancy at Birth
- Homicide Rate of Women
Iowa ranked 3rd overall, with a two different wins:
- Unemployment: Tied for 1st
- High School Graduation Rate: 5th best
The state received overall third with a total rating of 71.17, and received third as well for 'Women's Economic & Social Well Being.'
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