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STUDY: Nevada is 2019's 3rd best state for women's equality

Posted: 7:30 AM, Aug 21, 2019
Updated: 2019-08-21 10:30:52-04

Women's Equality Day is around the corner and WalletHub has ranked the best and worst states for women's equality.

Nevada came in at No. 3 on the best states list.

WalletHub compared the 50 states across 17 key metrics.

Women’s Equality in Nevada (1=Best; 25=Avg.):

  • 12th – Earnings Gap
  • 7th – Executive Positions Gap
  • 1st – Work Hours Gap
  • 4th – Minimum-Wage Workers Gap
  • 18th – Entrepreneurship Rate Gap
  • 1st – Political Representation Gap

The top 5 states are:

1. Maine
2. Hawaii
3. Nevada
4. New York
5. New Mexico

The bottom 5 states are:

46. Louisiana
47. South Carolina
48. Texas
49. Idaho
50. Utah