New York Is The 16th Best State For Women’s Quality Of Life

Speaker Melissa Mark Viverito Launches Young Women's Initiative on the SWith March being Women’s History Month and women outnumbering men in all but nine states today, the personal-finance website WalletHub conducted an in-depth analysis of 2016’s Best & Worst States for Women.
To identify the most women-friendly states, WalletHub’s analysts compared the 50 states and the District of Columbia across 15 key metrics. WalletHub’s data set ranges from “median earnings for female workers” to “women’s preventive health care” to “female uninsured rate.”

Women’s Quality of Life in New York (1=Best, 25=Avg.):

  • 29th – Unemployment Rate for Women
  • 30th – % of Women Living in Poverty
  • 19th – Share of Women-Owned Businesses
  • 29th – High School Dropout Rate for Women
  • 13th – Female Uninsured Rate
  • 5th – Women’s Life Expectancy at Birth
  • 1st – ‘Top-Rated Women’s Hospitals’ Score
  • 13th – Women’s Preventive Health Care

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