Women's equality in the US: Where does your state rank? 

Hawaii is the No. 1 state in the country when evaluated for equal treatment for men and women in the workplace, education and health, and political empowerment, according to rankings from WalletHub.

To assess women's equality, WalletHub compared the 50 states across three key dimensions — workplace environment, education and health, and political empowerment — using 17 weighted metrics. Each state's overall score is based on the weighted average across all metrics, with a score of 100 representing the most favorable conditions for women's equality.

Hawaii scored 75.13, while Utah trailed the nation at 25.74.  

Below is the overall rank of each state, along with its total score. 

  1. Hawaii — 75.13
  2. Maine — 71.53
  3. Nevada — 70.93
  4. New Mexico — 68.13
  5. Arizona — 67.87
  6. Massachusetts — 65.99
  7. New York — 65.86
  8. Vermont — 65.26
  9. Minnesota — 65.08
  10. California — 65.07
  11. West Virginia — 64.60
  12. Michigan — 63.98
  13. Iowa — 63.70
  14. Oregon — 62.58
  15. Delaware — 62.49
  16. Washington — 61.33
  17. Kentucky — 60.50
  18. Illinois — 59.64
  19. New Hampshire — 58.36
  20. Maryland — 58.06
  21. Wisconsin — 57.82
  22. Montana — 57.69
  23. New Jersey — 56.80
  24. Alaska — 55.20
  25. Pennsylvania — 54.64
  26. North Dakota — 54.02
  27. Florida — 53.90
  28. Connecticut — 53.44
  29. Indiana — 53.41
  30. Missouri — 52.98
  31. Colorado — 52.88
  32. Nebraska — 51.73
  33. Rhode Island — 51.29
  34. North Carolina — 50.88
  35. Georgia — 50.78
  36. Oklahoma — 50.34
  37. Tennessee — 50.08
  38. South Dakota — 49.91
  39. Arkansas — 49.04
  40. South Carolina — 48.58
  41. Virginia — 48.32
  42. Ohio — 47.74
  43. Kansas — 47.64
  44. Mississippi — 46.59
  45. Alabama — 45.75
  46. Louisiana — 42.80
  47. Texas — 42.72
  48. Wyoming — 42.37
  49. Idaho — 39.52
  50. Utah — 25.74







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