Which States Have The Smallest Gender Gap In STEM Occupations?
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Women are still underrepresented in STEM fields across the country, but the STEM gender gap varies depending on which state you work in.
This map shows, based on US census data, how many men are in STEM (computer, engineering, and science) occupations for every 1 woman in each state.
Maryland has the smallest STEM gender gap with 2.1 men for every 1 woman working in STEM occupations, whereas the state with the largest STEM gender gap is Utah with 4.5 men for every 1 woman working in STEM professions.
Source: U.S. Census Bureau Community Survey data