NEW YORK, Oct 10 (Reuters) - Women seeking the best place to work and raise children in the United States may want to head to Ohio, where three of its cities have been voted among the 10 best for working mothers.
Columbus topped the ranking by Forbes,
edging past New Orleans and Hartford, Connecticut and their surrounding
areas. Cincinnati and its suburb of Middletown came in fourth, just
ahead of Providence and neighboring towns in Rhode Island.
a population of 1.8 million, Columbus scored high marks for its higher
than average salaries for women, who make up 44 percent of the city's
The city also boasts a jobless rate of
5.7 percent, much lower than the national 7.8 percent, and good
schools and childcare, according to Forbes.
the excellent unemployment rate with an affordable but impressive
quality of living makes the city an attractive locale for savvy working
moms," Forbes said.
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