Where are women most sucessful? SmartAsset decided to find out. And here's what it found:

SmartAsset looked at 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 and percent of women with high incomes.

Key Findings

  • D.C. metro area scores well – Three cities within the D.C. metro area scored well. Arlington, Virginia, Alexandria, Virginia and Washington, D.C. all secured spots in our top 10. Women in these cities earn high salaries, pushing them up the rankings.
  • Regional mix – No single region of the country dominated this list. Instead the Mid-Atlantic, the West Coast, the South, the Southwest and the Midwest are all represented in the top 10.
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