Did you know?
50% of the workforce is female.
60% of all women work.
And even more interesting, in homes where both parents work, women tend to be the decision maker on where to raise the family.
It’s no wonder that Forbes takes the time to find the top cities for working mothers. Struggling cities might think about making themselves more palatable to women…
A look at how the largest cities rank for working moms, based on women’s earnings, unemployment rates, crime levels, school systems, health care and cost of living.
Top 20 Cities:
No. 1: Minneapolis-St. Paul, Minn.
No. 2: Washington, D.C.
No. 3: Boston, Mass.
No. 4: Pittsburgh, Pa.
No. 5: Baltimore-Towson, Md.
No. 6: Denver, Colo
No. 7: Hartford, Conn.
No. 8: New York, N.Y. Metro
No. 9: Seattle-Tacoma, Wash.
No. 10: Buffalo-Niagara Falls, N.Y.
No. 11: Atlanta, Ga.
No. 12: Richmond, Va.
No. 13 (tie): Milwaukee, Wisc.
No. 13 (tie): San Diego, Calif.
No. 15: Phoenix, Ariz.
No. 16: San Jose-Sunnyvale, Calif.
No. 17: Columbus, Ohio
No. 18 (tie): Cleveland, Ohio
No. 18 (tie): Indianapolis, Ind
For the complete list of 50 cities, click here