States with the highest percentage of female physicians: Report

In 2022, approximately 37 percent of U.S. physicians are female, with Washington, D.C., having the highest share of female physicians in the country, according to a June report from Statista.

Percentage of female physicians by state in 2022: 

Alabama: 31 percent 

Alaska: 38 percent 

Arizona: 35 percent 

Arkansas: 31 percent 

California: 38 percent 

Colorado: 38 percent 

Connecticut: 41 percent 

Delaware: 43 percent 

District of Columbia: 49 percent 

Florida: 33 percent 

Georgia: 36 percent 

Hawaii: 33 percent 

Idaho: 26 percent 

Illinois: 41 percent 

Indiana: 33 percent 

Iowa: 34 percent 

Kansas: 35 percent 

Kentucky: 33 percent 

Louisiana: 33 percent 

Maine: 38 percent 

Maryland: 41 percent 

Massachusetts: 43 percent 

Michigan: 38 percent 

Minnesota: 37 percent 

Mississippi: 29 percent 

Missouri: 35 percent 

Montana: 29 percent 

Nebraska: 34 percent 

Nevada: 29 percent 

New Hampshire: 36 percent 

New Jersey: 39 percent 

New Mexico: 39 percent 

New York: 41 percent 

North Carolina: 37 percent 

North Dakota: 31 percent 

Ohio: 37 percent 

Oklahoma: 32 percent 

Oregon: 38 percent 

Pennsylvania: 38 percent 

Rhode Island: 44 percent 

South Carolina: 34 percent 

South Dakota: 30 percent 

Tennessee: 33 percent 

Texas: 36 percent 

Utah: 28 percent 

Vermont: 39 percent 

Virginia: 38 percent 

Washington: 38 percent 

West Virginia: 33 percent 

Wisconsin: 35 percent 

Wyoming: 28 percent

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