Kansas City, St. Louis make list of top cities for women-owned businesses

According to a new report from the financial data website WalletHub, St. Louis and Kansas City are among the best U.S. metropolitan areas for women to own a business, coming in at No. 14 and No. 7 respectively.

Source: WalletHub

The report ranked the 100 largest metro areas using statistical measures grouped into three categories: percentage of businesses owned by women; those businesses’ number of employees, revenue and growth; and whether an area had a Small Business Administration women’s business center. The factors were weighted to give a ranking for “female entrepreneurship.”

Data used to create the rankings were collected from the U.S. Census Bureau, the U.S. Small Business Administration and WalletHub research.


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