To start Women's History Month, WalletHub did a study on the best state for women to live in. Minnesota was ranked as the No. 2 state for women, falling just short of Massachusetts.

The study looked at women's:

  • Median earnings
  • Unemployment rate
  • % of women in poverty
  • % of women-owned businesses
  • High school graduation rate
  • % of women that voted in the 2016 presidential election
  • Uninsured rate
  • Life expectancy at birth
  • Homicide rate

Minnesota was ranked in the top five for six of the nine categories. It is No. 1 for women's economic and social well-being and No. 4 for women's health and safety. The total score for the state was 75.16, while Massachusetts' was 75.66, according to the study.

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