March is Women's History Month, and one study tells us which states are the best and worst women-friendly states are. How does the Tri-State stack up?

The folks at WalletHub put together this study that compared the 50 states and the District of Columbia across 23 key metrics. They look at the median earnings for female workers as well as women’s preventive health care to female homicide rate. They scored and ranked states in these categories...Women's Economic & Social Well Being...and Women's Health & Safety.

The 5 BEST States for Women

  1. Minnesota
  2. Massachusetts
  3. Vermont
  4. North Dakota
  5. Wisconsin

The 5 WORST States for Women

  1. Louisiana
  2. Arkansas
  3. Mississippi
  4. Oklahoma
  5. Alabama

Where does the Tri-State land on this list?

Overall

  • Illinois - #11
  • Indiana - #23
  • Kentucky - #34

Women's Economic & Social Well Being

  • Illinois - #7
  • Indiana - #17
  • Kentucky - #24

Women's Health & Safety

  • Illinois - #20
  • Indiana - #30
  • Kentucky - #41