Forbes Magazine ranks Cincinnati among best cities for working moms
Cincinnati ranked No. 4 on Forbes Magazine's list
Sarah Beth Hensley, WCPO Digital
8:52 AM, Oct 11, 2012
3:38 PM, Oct 11, 2012
CINCINNATI - Working moms have a tough job, but the Queen City is among the best places in the nation for moms to fulfill work and parenting duties on a reasonable budget, according to Forbes Magazine.
Several factors went into making up the list including the cost of living, safety, professional opportunities, cost of raising a child, education and commute time.
In Cincinnati, there are 3,057 violent crimes per 100,000 and women earn about $30,769 annually, according to data collected by Forbes. Also, the cost of raising a child in Cincinnati is about $7,750 and schools spend about $11,649 per pupil. Tri-State moms commute about 27.4 minutes, giving them more time with the kiddos, according to the data.
Ohio faired well when it came to working mothers. Columbus ranked No. 1 on the list and Cleveland ranked No. 7.