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Opelousas Womens Pay Lowest in Nation


The topic of women's pay has always been a controversial one. Tuesday night during his State of the Union Address, President Obama touched on how he'd like to move forward with getting women equal pay in the workplace.

Forbes took a look at the 2011 American Community Curvey by the US Census and learned that women in Opelousas, get paid the worst salary, making just over $21,000 a year.

The best paying city, offering triple the salary of women in Opelousas, is none other than the nations capital.

Full-time working women in Washington DC earn a median income of just over $57,000.

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