Women under 30 are earning more than men in these 16 cities

By Shalene Gupta

 
April 04, 2022

 
Women under 30 are earning more than men in these 16 cities

On average women still earn 82% of what men make in America. However, young women under 30 are doing somewhat better. Across America they earn 93% of what their male counterparts make, and according to a new study from Pew Research Center, women under the age of 30 are out earning their male peers in 16 U.S. cities. Below is a list of the cities as well as what percent women under 30 make compared to men under 30.

 
    Wenatchee, WA: 120%

    Morgantown, WV: 114%

    Barnstable Town, MA: 112%

    Gainesville, FL: 110%

    Naples, FL: 108%

    San Diego, CA: 105%

    Yuba City, CA: 105%

    Champaign-Urbana, IL: 102%

    Lebanon, PA: 102%

    New York/Newark/Jersey City, NY/NJ/PA: 102%

    San Angelo, TX: 102%

    Washington/Arlington/Alexandria, DC/VA/MD: 102%

    Iowa City, IA: 101%

    Sacramento/Roseville, CA: 101%

    Santa Monica/Santa Barbara, CA: 101%

    Winston-Salem, NC: 101%

A complete analysis of how much women under 30 make compared to men under 30 in 250 U.S. metropolitan areas can be found here.

 
 

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