Richmond ranks number seven on list of 50 best cities for working mothers nationwide | News
(Richmond, Virginia) --- Richmond City Council celebrates this week's announcement by Forbes magazine that ranked Richmond, Virginia as one of the top ten "2011 Best Cities for Working Mothers." Ranking number seven on a list of the 50 best cities for Working Mothers nationwide, Richmond beat out thousands of cities across the nation to be chosen for this honor.
This is the third year that Forbes has evaluated U.S. cities to determine the top ones for Working Mothers. Cities were ranked using a number of metrics that included: Women's Earnings, Cost of Childcare, Cost of Living and Per Student Public Education Expenditure (Which was ranked at 30 out of the top 50. The number one Best City for Working Women ranked number one in public school expenditures per pupil.)
This year a new data point was included in the mix to reflect the critical factor of "time". For more information, please see the Forbes article, at http://www.forbes.com/sites/meghancasserly/2011/10/11/the-best-cities-for-working-mothers-2011/