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Ohio Ranks 9th Worst State in America for Women’s Equality, According to Study

CityBeat and WalletHub |

Ohio, ranked No. 42 out of 50, making it the ninth worst state in America in terms of gender equality. Ohio excelled in having one of the top smallest educational attainment gaps among advanced degree holders; however, it was among the bottom rung for having the largest political representation gap in the nation.

The study looked at 17 metrics in these categories: Workplace Environment, Education & Health and Political Empowerment. Those metrics included income disparity, disparity in advanced educational attainment, disparity in share of lawmakers in U.S. Senate and House of Representatives, disparity in share of executive positions and more.