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In this North Carolina city, women make more money than men

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WILMINGTON, N.C. — A city in North Carolina is one of the few places in the country where women make more money than men, according to a study.

The Wilmington Star News reported that Wilmington is one of 22 of 492 metro areas surveyed from 2005 to 2013 where women make more.

Women’s median wages in Wilmington rose from $28,267 in 2005 to $36,255 in 2013, according to data provided by consumer website NerdWallet.

That means women make 102.2 percent of men’s median wages in the city. Nationally, women make about 79 percent of what men make, according to the study.

Read more: Wilmington Star News