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    2022’s Best And Worst States For Working Moms

    2022’s Best And Worst States For Working Moms

    In order to help ease the burden on mothers in the workforce, WalletHub compared the attractiveness of each of the 50 states and the District of Columbia for a working mother based on 17 key metrics.

    In honor of Mother’s Day and 68% of women with children under age 18 having been in the labor force during 2021, the personal-finance website WalletHub today released its report on 2022’s Best & Worst States for Working Moms, as well as accompanying videos and expert commentary. The data set ranges from the median women’s salary to the female unemployment rate to daycare quality.

    Best States for Working Moms

    1. Massachusetts
    2. Connecticut
    3. Rhode Island
    4. Minnesota
    5. Wisconsin
    6. District of Columbia
    7. Vermont
    8. New Jersey
    9. New York
    10. New Hampshire

    Worst States for Working Moms

     42. California
    43. Georgia
    44. Oklahoma
    45. West Virginia
    46. Nevada
    47. Idaho
    48. South Carolina
    49. Alabama
    50. Mississippi
    51. Louisiana

    Best vs. Worst

    Mississippi has the lowest childcare costs as a share of the median women’s salary, 11.77 percent, which is 2.0 times lower than Nebraska, the highest at 23.53 percent.

    North Dakota has the highest number of childcare workers per 1,000 children younger than 14, 25, which is 6.3 times higher than Delaware, the lowest at 4.

    The District of Columbia has the highest ratio of female executives to male executives, 71.00 percent, which is 2.6 times higher than in Utah, the lowest at 27.46 percent.

    Maryland has the lowest share of single-mom families with children younger than 18 in poverty, 23.50 percent, which is two times lower than in Mississippi, the highest at 47.60 percent.

    To view the full report and your state or the District’s rank, please visit click HERE.

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