In household actual estate, a field dominated by ladies nationwide, Raleigh nevertheless stands out.

Nearly 64% of the authentic estate brokers in Raleigh are woman, the ninth highest percentage amid significant metropolitan regions nationwide, in accordance to a new analyze by Development Protection.

The condition as a entire ranks decreased than the nationwide average, having said that, with ladies accounting for fewer than 53% of all North Carolina serious estate brokers, the examine found.

In accordance to the most latest info from the Census Bureau, gathered in 2020, females account for 56% of all true estate agents in the U.S.

Construction Coverage analyzed data from the Census Bureau, the Bureau of Labor Figures and online true estate market Zillow.

Throughout the nation, four in 10 woman real estate agents do the job element time, they uncovered, even though significantly less than 27% of adult men are part-time in the career.

“Because the real estate career gives superior earnings prospective, adaptable schedules for households, and a small barrier to entry, it draws in a significant variety of girls who are searching for a job improve, a second job, or coming back to the workforce immediately after a job split,” research writer Jonathan Jones wrote.

Below are the 10 cities with the maximum percentages of woman true estate brokers:

  1. Rochester, New York: 81.5%
  2. Greenville-Anderson-Mauldin, South Carolina: 70.5%
  3. Louisville, Kentucky, and Jefferson County, Indiana: 69.8%
  4. Columbus, Ohio: 69.7%
  5. Oklahoma City, Oklahoma: 69.3%
  6. New Orleans-Metairie, Louisiana: 67.5%
  7. Providence-Warwick, Rhode Island: 65.4%
  8. Las Vegas-Henderson-Paradise, Nevada: 65.3%
  9. Raleigh, North Carolina: 63.7%
  10. Tucson, Arizona: 63.2%

The Charlotte-Concord-Gastonia metro area rings in at No. 40, with 50.9% of its authentic estate agents pinpointing as feminine.

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Mary Helen Moore covers real estate and enterprise for The News & Observer. She grew up in Jap North Carolina and attended UNC-Chapel Hill ahead of paying several many years functioning in newspapers in Florida. Outdoors of work, you may possibly come across her biking, reading through, or fawning in excess of vegetation.