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Austin: one of best cities for working mothers

Austin: one of best cities for working mothers

Credit: KVUE News

by Terri Gruca

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Posted on October 11, 2012 at 3:24 PM

Updated Wednesday, Oct 23 at 3:42 AM

Austin makes another list of “best of” places, this time for working mothers.

Forbes magazine looked at America’s 50 largest metropolitan areas and evaluated them based on cost of living, length of commute, education, public safety, health care, cost of child care and average salary for women.

Austin ranked 16th.

Here’s a look at the top 20:

  1. Columbus,OH
  2. New Orleans, LA
  3. Hartford, CT
  4. Cincinnati, OH
  5. Providence, RI
  6. Birmingham, AL
  7. Cleveland, OH
  8. Richmond, VA
  9. Buffalo, NY
  10. Louisville, KY
  11. Pittsburgh, PA
  12. Milwaukee, WI
  13. Indianapolis, IN
  14. Raleigh, NC
  15. San Jose, CA
  16. Austin, TX
  17. Virginia Beach, VA
  18. Kansas City, MO
  19. Nashville, TN
  20. St. Louis, MO