Nearly 93% of American men with children under 18 also work. 

So what are the best states in which to hold down a job while also being a dad? WalletHub looks at 22 "key indicators"—including unemployment rates for dads, male life expectancy, child-care costs, and average workday length—to rank all 50 states and the District of Columbia. 

Here are the 10 best and 10 worst: Best

  1. Connecticut
  2. Minnesota
  3. Vermont
  4. Massachusetts
  5. New Jersey


  1. Mississippi
  2. Nevada
  3. West Virginia
  4. New Mexico
  5. Louisiana

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