Female Earners Outrank Men in Silver Spring, According to Census Data

Female Silver Spring residents earn nearly 106 percent of men's income

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    Silver Spring, Maryland, is one of only 16 cities in the entire country where women earn more than men, according to new numbers from the U.S. Census Bureau.

    Women in the Maryland community earn an average of $53,248 annually, whereas male residents average $50,306, according to a graphic by NerdWallet.com. Female Silver Spring residents earn nearly 106 percent of Silver Spring men's income.

    The data comes from the U.S. Census Bureau American Community Survey.

    Top on the list is Jacksonville, North Carolina, where women earn 127 percent of men's income.

    California dominates the list, though -- six of the cities where women have the upper hand are located there.

    Silver Spring comes in at #11. Nowhere else in the D.C. area made the list. See the full graphic on NerdWallet.

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