NEW MEXICO (KRQE) – WalletHub recently released its study on 2023’s best states for racial equality in civic engagement. New Mexico ranked No. 2 on the list that compared 48 states and the District of Columbia.

WalletHub used five key metrics to determine to determine the list: Share of single-parent households, share of adult population on parole, share of veterans, volunteer rate, voter0turnout rate.

Source: WalletHub

The top five states on the list:

  • Arizona
  • New Mexico
  • Maryland
  • Maine
  • Delaware

The bottom five states on the list:

  • Wisconsin
  • Vermont
  • Iowa
  • South Dakota
  • Oregon