NEW YORK (TheStreet) -- Being a dad is one of the toughest jobs, no matter where you live, but there are some places where it's harder than others.
Father's Day this coming Sunday is a good time to reflect that being a good dad is hard work and depending on where you live could help -- or hurt.
A recent report by personal finance Web site WalletHub, identified best and worst states for fathers with full-time jobs, with some states have clear advantages over others to make it "easier" for working dads. In the states, "where economic opportunity abounds and quality of life is emphasized, dads have it better than others," the report said.
WalletHub took into account 20 metrics most necessary for a working dad's life. The metrics were categorized in the following areas: work-life balance, health conditions, financial well-being and child-rearing environments for dads in the 50 states and District of Columbia.
Sources used by WalletHub: U.S. Census Bureau, the U.S. Bureau of Labor Statistics, the Missouri Economic Research and Information Center, the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention, the National Center for Education Statistics, the National Partnership for Women & Families, the American Urological Association, the Social Science Research Council, Child Care Aware and WalletHub research.
Check out the 10 states that are the worst for working dads. And when you're done check out the states that are the best for working dads.
Economic and Social Well Being Rank: 49
Health Rank: 13
Work-Life Balance Rank: 21
Child Care Rank: 33
The state reported an unemployment rate of 5.8% for April, according to the BLS, higher than the national average of 5.5%, meaning jobs may be somewhat to come by in the state as compared to nationally.
Arizona had the second highest percentage of fathers (with kids under 18) living in poverty.