Cities Where Women Are Most Successful!

A new Smartasset report reveals the Cities Where Women Are Most Successful, looking at data on six factors. 

  • Percent of women with bachelor’s degrees
  • Median earnings for full-time working women
  • Percent of businesses owned by women
  • Women’s unemployment rate
  • Average housing cost as a percent of a full-time working woman’s income
  • Percent of women with high incomes 

Women in Arlington, Virginia have it the best, with the average full-time working woman in the area bringing home over $80,200 a year. 

The Washington, DC area actually seems to be pretty good for women overall, with three cities making the Top Ten, Arlington, Alexandria Virginia and Washington, DC itself. 

Top Ten Cities Where Women Are Most Successful

1. Arlington, VA

2. Scottsdale, AZ

3. Madison, WI4. San Francisco, CA (tie)

4. Alexandria, VA (tie)

6. Raleigh, NC

7. Minneapolis, MN

8. Washington, DC

9. Plano, TX

10. Denver, CO