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Best Cities for Women #24: Bethesda, Maryland

Best Cities for Women #24: Bethesda, Maryland



November 01, 2008

Overall Score:

Population: 55,277

Description: With an excellent public school system and a strong real estate market, Bethesda is one of the smaller city-towns on our list. Home to several major health care providers as well as the National Naval Medical Center, Bethesda is a unique city for older women looking for a more residential setting.

Best For: Young Couples, Families, Retirees

Median Salary for Women: $113,800

Overall Diversity (Higher is Better) :1 / 5

Crime Rating (Lower is Better): 23/ 100

Cost-of-Living Index (Natl. Average is 100, Higher is Better): 40

Transportation: 15 / 100
- Better buy a car.

Culture / Nightlife Rating (Higher is Better): 70 / 100

Female-led Industries:
1) Professional, Scientific, Technical Services (21%)
2) Educational Services (13%)
3) Public Administration (5%)
4) Health Care (5%)
5) Registered Nurses (3%)

Just for Women:
- Bethesda Women’s Health Center
- Fannie Mae Foundation Grant

City of Bethesda Website

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