A South Carolina City Is One Of The Best Cities In The Nation For Women
Gender equality continues to be an important topic, as we still have a long way to go before women and men are treated as equals. Even now, women only earn around 82 cents for every dollar earned by men. But where women live can make a difference in the way they’re treated. A new report from WalletHub reveals the places where women are more likely to thrive. As it turns out, South Carolina is a great city for women, in fact, it is #1 in one category.
A South Carolina city is one of the best cities in the nation for women WalletHub reports.
- The site has just released its list of the best and worst cities for women in 2023.
- They compared 182 of the biggest U.S. cities on 15 key indicators of living standards for women, in two main categories: Women’s economic & social well-being and Women’s health care & safety.
- WalletHub rated the cities on everything from the median earnings for female workers to the quality of women’s hospitals to the number of women-owned businesses.
- Charleston, South Carolina, which is 27th overall, is number one for women’s economic & social well-being, while Yonkers, New York, ninth overall, is first for women’s health care & safety.
- Topping the list this year is Columbia, Maryland, making it the best city for women overall.
- On the flip side, the worst city for women is Jackson, Mississippi, which is last for women’s economic & social well-being and in the bottom five for women’s health care & safety.
The Top 10 Best U.S. Cities for Women
(check out the full ranking here)
- Columbia, Maryland
- South Burlington, Vermont
- Irvine, California
- Fremont, California
- Santa Clarita, California
- Seattle, Washington
- Gilbert, Arizona
- Overland Park, Kansas
- Yonkers, New York
- Pearl City, Hawaii
The 10 Worst U.S. Cities for Women
- Jackson, Mississippi
- Gulfport, Mississippi
- Brownsville, Texas
- Huntington, West Virginia
- Shreveport, Louisiana
- Augusta, Georgia
- Charleston, West Virginia
- Laredo, Texas
- Mobile, Alabama
- New Orleans, Louisiana