Pittsburgh Ranked As Top 10 City For Single Moms
PITTSBURGH (KDKA) – The awards keep coming for the city of Pittsburgh.
The latest honor is fitting considering Mother’s Day is being celebrated on Sunday.
According to the real-estate company, Zillow, Pittsburgh is one of the top 10 cities for single mothers to live.
Pittsburgh ranked eighth on the list that was based on five main factors: affordability (price-to-income-ratio), women’s annual earnings as a percentage of men’s earnings, public education spending per student, transportation and FBI violent crime rates.
The complete top 10 is:
- No. 1 – Rochester, N.Y.
- No. 2 – Port St. Lucie, Fla.
- No. 3 – Bakersfield, Calif.
- No. 4 – Ann Arbor, Mich.
- No. 5 – Fort Myers, Fla.
- No. 6 – Fresno, Calif.
- No. 7 – Green Bay, Wis.
- No. 8 – Pittsburgh
- No. 9 – Lincoln, Neb.
- No. 10 – Des Moines, Iowa
Also just in time for Mother’s Day, the website The Daily Beast has ranked “America’s 100 Best – And Worst – Cities for Moms” for the second consecutive year.
Pittsburgh comes in at second place on that list, second to Tampa, Fla.
The ranking is based on five categories, which show the quality of life for moms living in that particular area.
Here are the top 5 cities:
- Tampa, Fla.
- Cincinnati, Ohio
- Seattle, Wash.
- San Francisco, Calif.