One of the most important people in our lives are our fathers, they shape us into the people we are meant to become, sometimes in less than stellar ways, but most of the time for the better. So our friends over at WalletHub have decided to figure out what states are considered the best and worst for working dads. They checked over 22 data points including, cost of childcare, and overall health of men in those areas.

According to their research:

The good news, Maine is not in the bottom, it is overall ranked at #20.

Best States for Working DadsWorst States for Working Dads
1Massachusetts42Georgia
2Connecticut43Alabama
3New Jersey44Arkansas
4Vermont45Idaho
5Minnesota46South Carolina
6District of Columbia47Nevada
7Rhode Island48West Virginia
8New Hampshire49Mississippi
9Washington50New Mexico
10Wisconsin51Louisiana

If you'd like to see it broken down by categories individually, click HERE.