Women own approximately a third of all privately owned businesses in the United States and as we get ready to recognize Women's History month in March, WalletHub's analysts compared the 100 largest metropolitan statistical areas in America.

Using the detailed criteria ranging from average revenue growth of women-owned businesses to presence of women's business centers to industry variety for women-owned firm they found the best metro-based areas for a woman to own a business in the United States.

In case you were wondering, San Jose, CA, was the worst place for a woman to own a business.

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    Nashville

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    Chattanooga

  • 3

    Columbus

  • 4

    Memphis

  • 5

    Milwaukee

  • 6

    Rochester, NY

  • 7

    Kansas City