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

Men still make more on average, but according to a new report from Pew Research Center, younger women are now out-earning their male peers in some areas.

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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.

  1. Wenatchee, WA: 120%
  2. Morgantown, WV: 114%
  3. Barnstable Town, MA: 112%
  4. Gainesville, FL: 110%
  5. Naples, FL: 108%
  6. San Diego, CA: 105%
  7. Yuba City, CA: 105%
  8. Champaign-Urbana, IL: 102%
  9. Lebanon, PA: 102%
  10. New York/Newark/Jersey City, NY/NJ/PA: 102%
  11. San Angelo, TX: 102%
  12. Washington/Arlington/Alexandria, DC/VA/MD: 102%
  13. Iowa City, IA: 101%
  14. Sacramento/Roseville, CA: 101%
  15. Santa Monica/Santa Barbara, CA: 101%
  16. 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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