Women in the U.S. looking to get ahead in the workplace may instinctively head to the big cities on the coasts.
Instead, they should be leaning inland.
Midwestern cities dominate a list of the top cities for working women, according to data from the New York City-based financial technology company SmartAsset.
The top three best cities for working women are all in the heartland: Rochester, Minnesota, Columbia, Missouri, and Topeka, Kansas. Neither Los Angeles nor New York City makes the top 25.