After crunching the numbers, Georgia came in at No. 42 on the overall list. The Peach State ranked in the middle of the pack for professional opportunities, but was the worst in the nation on its work-life balance rank.
Here’s a look at how Georgia scored:
Overall rank: 42
Child care rank: 38
Professional opportunities rank: 26
Work-life balance rank: 51
Total score: 38.51
Georgia is joined in the 10 worst states for working moms by its southern neighbors Alabama, Mississippi, Louisiana, South Carolina and Arkansas.
One of the state’s northern neighbors, Tennessee, came in the middle of the pack at No. 23.
However, despite much of the Southeast scoring so low on the list, WalletHub concluded that red states, based on the 2016 presidential election, are friendlier to working moms.
These are the top 10 states for working moms, according to WalletHub:
- District of Columbia
- New Jersey
- Rhode Island
- New Hampshire