Women Mayors in U.S. Cities 2022

(cities over 30,000 as of August 2022)

As of August 2022, per CAWP research and population data from the U.S. Census, of the 1,617 mayors and officials who perform mayoral functions of U.S. cities, towns, and minor civil divisions with populations over 30,000, 421, or 26.0%, were women. (Primary reference source: U.S. Census Population Data.) Access the most current list of women mayors of the top 100 cities.

State City Name Population Rank
Illinois Chicago Lori Lightfoot 2677643 3
Arizona Phoenix Kate Sarah Gallego 1708127 5
Texas Fort Worth Mattie Parker 927720 12
North Carolina Charlotte Vi Lyles 900350 15
California San Francisco London N. Breed 866606 17
District of Columbia Washington Muriel Bowser 712816 21
Massachusetts Boston Michelle Wu 691531 23
Nevada Las Vegas Carolyn Goodman 662368 26
Arizona Tucson Regina Romero 553571 34
Nebraska Omaha Jean Stothert 478393 42
North Carolina Raleigh Mary-Ann Baldwin 474414 43
California Oakland Libby Schaaf 424891 48
Florida Tampa Jane Castor 407599 49
Louisiana New Orleans LaToya Cantrell 389476 53
California Bakersfield Karen Goh 385725 55
California Riverside Patricia Lock Dawson 330786 60
Nevada Henderson Debra March 329172 61
New York Islip Angie Carpenter 328812 62
Texas Corpus Christi Paulette Guajardo 327248 63
Kentucky Lexington Linda Gorton 322200 64
North Carolina Greensboro Nancy Vaughan 297878 69
Missouri St. Louis Tishaura Jones 297645 70
Nebraska Lincoln Leirion Baird 290505 73
North Carolina Durham Elaine O'Neal 285897 76
California Irvine Farrah N. Khan 283700 77
California Chula Vista Mary Casillas Salas 272979 79
Wisconsin Madison Satya Rhodes-Conway 263094 85
Nevada Reno Hillary Schieve 259290 90
Arizona Gilbert Brigette Peterson 257658 91
California Fremont Lily Mei 234569 99
New York North Hempstead Jennifer DeSena 230379 102
Idaho Boise City Lauren McLean 229776 103
Washington Spokane Nadine Woodward 222050 104
Washington Tacoma Victoria Woodards 219945 105
Louisiana Baton Rouge Sharon Weston Broome 219052 106
California Fontana Acquanetta Warren 216173 108
California Modesto Sue Zwahlen 215666 109
California Santa Clarita Laurene Weste 209990 113
Florida Port St. Lucie Shannon Martin 209715 116
Utah Salt Lake City Erin Mendenhall 204087 121
Michigan Grand Rapids Rosalynn Bliss 200031 127
Texas Amarillo Ginger Nelson 199654 128
California Huntington Beach Barbara Delgleize 198246 129
Tennessee Knoxville Indya Kincannon 190223 139
Washington Vancouver Anne McEnerny-Ogle 186192 142
Arizona Peoria Cathy Carlat 179872 149
California Elk Grove Bobbie Singh-Allen 177302 153
California Oceanside Esther C. Sanchez 174648 155
Oregon Eugene Lucy Vinis 173236 159
Colorado Fort Collins Jeni Arndt 168234 163
Illinois Thornton Tiffany Henyard 162029 165
California Hayward Barbara Halliday 157966 168
California Salinas Kimberly Craig 154868 172
Texas Killeen Debbie Nash-King 153991 174
Illinois Wheeling township Kathy Penner 152300 178
Colorado Thornton Janifer Kulmann 148113 186
Washington Bellevue Lynne Robinson 148073 187
Illinois Worth Mary Werner 146491 193
California Roseville Krista Bernasconi 144725 199
New York Syracuse Helen Hudson 141229 206
Iowa Cedar Rapids Tiffany O'Donnell 134027 220
Utah West Valley City Karen Lang 133894 221
Illinois Maine Karen Dimond 132928 223
Connecticut Stamford Caroline Simmons 131397 227
California Santa Clara Lisa M. Gillmor 131055 228
Washington Kent Dana Ralph 130676 230
California Victorville Debra Jones 124982 241
Missouri Columbia Barbara Buffaloe 124769 244
Minnesota Rochester Kim Norton 119862 255
Massachusetts Cambridge Sumbul Siddiqui 119192 258
Utah Provo Michelle Kaufusi 116295 271
Texas Beaumont Robin Mouton 115473 275
Colorado Westminster Nancy McNally 115046 277
New Hampshire Manchester Joyce Craig 112546 284
Washington Everett Cassie Franklin 112482 285
California El Monte Jessica Ancona 112344 288
Oklahoma Broken Arrow Debra Wimpee 111648 290
Colorado Centennial Stephanie Piko 110156 297
Illinois Peoria Rita Ali 109428 305
California Downey Blanca Pacheco 109202 307
California San Buenaventura (Ventura) Sofia Rubalclava 107110 315
Florida Davie Judy Paul 106621 318
Illinois Bremen Kathryn Staniero 106197 319
California Santa Maria Alice Patino 105851 321
California Rialto Deborah Robertson 104132 325
Idaho Nampa Debbie Kling 103215 328
Washington Spokane Valley Pam Haley 102893 329
Oregon Bend Gena Goodman-Campbell 101886 338
Texas San Angelo Brenda Gunter 101612 343
Indiana Clay township Robin Ward 100912 348
California Vista Judy Ritter 100636 349
Illinois Peoria Township LaTrina Leary 99157 356
Oregon Beaverton Lacey Beaty 98957 359
Kansas Lawrence Courtney Shipley 98448 362
Colorado Longmont Joan Peck 98445 363
California San Marcos Rebecca Jones 97477 367
California Hesperia Brigit Bennington 96911 370
Florida Plantation Lynn Stoner 96351 371
Washington Kirkland Penny Sweet 95431 378
New York Albany Kathy Sheehan 95429 379
California Tracy Nancy Young 95025 385
Utah Sandy Monica Zoltanski 94871 387
Michigan Canton Anne Marie Graham-Hudak 94330 392
Washington Yakima Janice Deccio 94322 393
Florida Deltona Heidi Herzberg 94312 394
California Mission Viejo Patricia Kelley 94242 395
California Compton Emma Sharif 93967 396
Michigan Livonia Maureen Miller Brosnan 93189 400
North Carolina Asheville Esther Manheimer 92852 404
California Redding Kristen Schreder 92456 406
Utah St. George Michele Randall 92378 407
California Chino Eunice Ulloa 92290 409
California Santa Monica Sue Himmerlich 90024 418
California Carson Lula Davis-Holmes 89860 419
Illinois Champaign Deborah Frank Feinen 89390 424
California San Leandro Pauline Russo Cutter 89161 427
Massachusetts Newton Ruthanne Fuller 87803 435
California Citrus Heights Porsche Middleton 87691 438
Minnesota Duluth Emily Larson 85773 447
Illinois Northfield Shiva Mohsenzadeh 85758 448
Illinois Waukegan Ann Taylor 85453 452
New York Cheektowaga Diane Benczkowski 85452 453
Texas Mission Norie Gonzalez Garza 84496 466
California Redwood City Giselle Hale 84466 467
Indiana Pike Annette M. Johnson 83721 471
Colorado Loveland Jacki Marsh 83517 473
California Alhambra Katherine Lee 83261 476
Pennsylvania Upper Darby Barbarann Keffer 82883 479
California Folsom Kerri Howell 82726 482
Virginia Lynchburg MaryJane Dolan 81561 486
California Buena Park Sunny Youngsun Park 81269 490
Washington Auburn Nancy Backus 81024 496
California Pleasanton Karla Brown 80247 500
Michigan Farmington Hills Vicki Barnett 80017 503
Minnesota Brooklyn Park Lisa Jacobson 79574 510
Utah Layton Joy Petro 79012 512
California Alameda Marilyn Ezzy Ashcraft 78841 515
Georgia Warner Robins LaRhonda Patrick 78601 516
Utah South Jordan Dawn Ramsey 78503 517
Illinois Bloomington City township Deborah Skillrud 77132 525
Washington Pasco Blanche Barajas 77095 526
Indiana St. Joseph township Sarah Gnagy 76995 528
Pennsylvania Scranton Paige Cognetti 76532 534
California Union City Carol Dutra-Vernaci 74501 546
Minnesota Woodbury Anne Burt 74255 548
California Apple Valley Kari Leon 74061 551
Illinois Bolingbrook Mary Alexander-Basta 74025 553
Florida North Port Jill Luke 73738 559
California Turlock Amy Bublak 73059 563
Florida Kissimmee Olga Gonzalez 72858 565
Washington Redmond Angela Birney 72507 568
Colorado Broomfield Guyleen Castriotta 72236 572
Connecticut New Britain Erin Stewart 72198 574
New Jersey Cherry Hill Susan Shin Angulo 72037 578
Florida Weston Margaret Brown 71086 587
Texas Leander Christine DeLisle 70519 592
Illinois Decatur Julie Moore Wolfe 70007 597
Florida Delray Beach Shelly Petrolia 69577 601
Maryland Rockville Bridget Donnell Newton 69512 603
Texas Rowlett Robert M 68388 613
Indiana Penn David Schmidt 68199 616
Indiana Knight Kathryn Martin 67231 627
Florida Tamarac Michelle Gomez 67112 631
California Dublin Melissa Hernandez 66936 634
Maine Portland Kate Snyder 66803 638
New York Mount Vernon Shawyn Patterson-Howard 66775 640
Indiana Center Township Marilyn Kay Walker 66574 643
Wisconsin Oshkosh Lori Palmeri 66495 645
Texas San Marcos Jane Hughson 66350 647
Kansas Shawnee Michelle Distler 66298 648
Washington Sammamish Kali Clark 65960 653
Illinois Dundee Arin Thrower 65476 659
Florida Wellington Anne Gerwig 65454 660
Texas Harlingen Norma Sepulveda 65176 667
California Laguna Niguel Elaine Gennawey 64569 675
California Santa Cruz Sonja Brunner 64317 678
Idaho Idaho Falls Rebecca Noah Casper 64142 679
North Carolina Chapel Hill Pam Hemminger 63705 684
Illinois Avon Michele Bauman 63182 687
Connecticut West Hartford Shari Cantor 62868 691
California Encinitas Catherine Blakespear 62671 693
Massachusetts Plymouth Betty Cavaco 62654 694
California La Habra Rose Espinoza 62285 696
Connecticut Fairfield Brenda Kupchick 62215 699
Minnesota Burnsville Elizabeth Kautz 62170 701
Massachusetts Waltham Jeanette McCarthy 62069 704
Indiana Pleasant Karyl VanDyke 61867 705
California Montebello Kimberly Ann Cobos-Cawthorne 61531 707
California Pico Rivera Monica Sanchez 61338 709
California National City Alejandra Sotelo-Solis 60932 713
Massachusetts Medford Breanna Lungo-Koehn 60847 715
California Petaluma Teresa Barrett 60632 719
California Woodland Mayra Vega 60446 724
Connecticut Hamden Lauren Garrett 60294 727
Utah Taylorsville Kristie Overson 59402 740
North Carolina Huntersville Melinda Bales 59095 748
Massachusetts Brookline Heather Hamilton 59022 751
Pennsylvania Lancaster Danene Sorace 58990 752
California Porterville Martha A. Flores 58949 755
California San Rafael Kate Colin 58528 765
California Gardena Tasha Cerda 58498 766
California Hanford Kalish Morrow 58352 773
Florida Palm Beach Gardens Chelsea Reed 58210 777
Massachusetts Taunton Shaunna O'Connell 57675 784
Arkansas Bentonville Stephanie Orman 57537 786
Texas Euless Linda Martin 57332 789
California Huntington Park Graciela Ortiz 56714 793
Ohio Washington Township Sharon Lowry 56468 799
Nevada Carson City Lori Bagwell 56034 808
Georgia Stonecrest Jazzmin Cobble 55642 814
Ohio Beavercreek Township Debborah L. Wallace 55485 817
Illinois New Trier Gail Schnitzer Eisenberg 55192 822
Michigan Ypsilanti Township Brenda Stumbo 55072 823
Kansas Manhattan Linda Morse 54944 825
California Diamond Bar Nancy A. Lyons 54880 826
Florida Pinellas Park Sandra Bradbury 54854 827
California Gilroy Marie Blankley 54831 830
Ohio Kettering Peggy Lehner 54773 833
Arizona Maricopa Nancy Smith 54539 838
Virginia Leesburg Kelly Burk 54488 839
Connecticut West Haven Nancy Rossi 54367 845
California West Sacramento Martha Guerrero 53680 856
Washington Olympia Cheryl Selby 53620 857
California Palm Desert Jan Harnik 53524 858
Indiana Fairfield Taletha Coles 53445 859
Virginia Harrisonburg Deanna Reed 53204 866
Illinois Libertyville Donna Johnson 53195 867
Tennessee Smyrna Mary Esther Reed 53185 868
Illinois Palos Colleen Grant-Schumann 53076 875
California Paramount Vilma Cuellar Stallings 53018 878
Texas DeSoto Rachel Proctor 52910 879
New Jersey Howell Theresa Berger 52006 889
Illinois Oak Park Township Clairmarie Keenan 51852 890
Illinois Oak Park Village Vicki Scaman 51852 891
Utah Logan Holly Daines 51680 893
California Watsonville Ari Parker 51673 894
Connecticut Stratford Laura Hoydick 51660 895
California Placentia Rhonda Shader 51519 900
Idaho Twin Falls Ruth Pierce 51411 903
Washington Burien Sofia Aragon 51268 908
California San Jacinto Crystal Ruiz 51122 910
Montana Bozeman Cyndy Andrus 50970 912
California Glendora Karen K. Davis 50517 921
Indiana Washington township Danielle Carey Tolan 50146 926
Michigan Portage Patricia Randall 49787 931
New York Orangetown Teresa M. Kenny 49631 935
Ohio Dublin Jane Fox 49372 943
Ohio Lakewood Meghan George 49350 944
Georgia Dunwoody Lynn Deutsch 49326 945
Pennsylvania Harrisburg Wanda Williams 49322 946
California Lincoln Holly Andreatta 48996 952
California Palm Springs Lisa Middleton 48929 955
Ohio Middletown Nicole Condrey 48925 956
Illinois Decatur township Lisa Stanley 48586 963
New Jersey Washington Township Joann Gattinelli 48186 969
Michigan Saginaw Brenda Moore 47823 975
California San Luis Obispo Erica A. Stewart 47590 982
California Rancho Santa Margarita Anne D. Figueroa 47569 984
North Carolina Wake Forest Vivian Jones 47314 992
California Covina Patricia A. Cortez 47259 993
Indiana Bloomington township Kim Alexander 46770 999
Florida Fort Pierce Linda Hudson 46343 1010
Illinois Winfield Nicole Prater 46273 1013
Ohio Euclid Kirsten Holzheimer Gail 46205 1014
West Virginia Charleston Amy Goodwin 45879 1024
Illinois DeKalb Township Mary Hess 45375 1031
New Jersey Evesham Jaclyn Veasy 45174 1034
Illinois Ela Gloria Palmblad 44524 1051
California Brea Cecilia Hupp 44484 1052
Tennessee Gallatin Paige Brown 44335 1055
Florida North Lauderdale Ana Ziade 44203 1059
Virginia Blacksburg Leslie Hager-Smith 44074 1064
Minnesota Moorhead Michelle Carlson 44016 1068
Utah Bountiful Kendalyn Harris 43921 1074
New Jersey Sayreville Victoria Kirkpatrick 43855 1077
Florida Altamonte Springs Patricia Bates 43799 1079
Massachusetts Salem Kimberly Driscoll 43581 1083
Minnesota Mankato Najwa Massad 43435 1088
New York Lancaster Lynne Ruda 43325 1089
Ohio Marion township Sheila Perin 43151 1093
California Rohnert Park Jackie Elward 42975 1098
Michigan Meridian Patricia Herring Jackson 42824 1104
Ohio Delaware Carolyn Riggle 42607 1108
California La Quinta Linda Evans 42271 1118
California Lompoc Jenelle Osborne 42253 1119
Ohio Deerfield Lelle Lutts Hedding 42084 1123
Missouri Jefferson City Carrie Tergin 41972 1126
Massachusetts Pittsfield Linda Tyer 41834 1128
Michigan Midland Maureen Donker 41769 1131
Michigan Bloomfield Township Dani Walsh 41729 1133
Illinois Cunningham Township Danielle Chynoweth 41724 1134
Illinois Urbana Diane Marlin 41724 1135
Florida Oviedo Megan Sladek 41652 1136
Missouri Cape Girardeau Stacy Kinder 41588 1137
Rhode Island Woonsocket Lisa Baldelli-Hunt 41545 1139
Illinois Moline Sangeetha Rayapati 41065 1147
California Bell Gardens Maria Pulido 40954 1152
Virginia Manassas Michelle Davis-Younger 40869 1155
Ohio Findlay Christina Muryn 40832 1158
Ohio Bath Elaina Goodrich 40772 1161
Minnesota Maplewood Marylee Abrams 40653 1162
Massachusetts Amherst Lynn Griesemer 40643 1163
Pennsylvania Manheim Donna DiMeo 40623 1164
Illinois Belleville Patty Gregory 40536 1169
Pennsylvania Penn Hills Pauline Calabrese 40517 1170
Arkansas Pine Bluff Shirley M. Washington 40435 1173
Kansas Hutchinson Jade Piros de Carvalho 40209 1180
Ohio Norwich Melissa West 40167 1181
Illinois Buffalo Grove Beverly Sussman 40161 1182
Maryland Hagerstown Emily Keller 39918 1190
Florida Hallandale Beach Joy Cooper 39724 1200
Washington Issaquah Mary Lou Pauly 39681 1201
Oregon Keizer Cathy Clark 39593 1207
Illinois Quincy township Cindy Brink 39589 1209
Indiana Wayne township Susan Isaacs 39451 1215
New Jersey Manalapan Susan Cohen 39225 1223
Washington Lynnwood Christine Frizzell 39042 1229
Michigan Pittsfield Mandy Grewal 38899 1238
Colorado Northglenn Meredith Leighty 38845 1239
Illinois Streamwood Billie Roth 38777 1241
Florida Lake Worth Betty Resch 38701 1242
New Jersey Winslow Marie Lawrence 38543 1246
Washington Longview MaryAlice Wallis 38515 1248
Wisconsin Wausau Katie Rosenberg 38511 1249
South Carolina Florence Teresa Ervin 38467 1253
Oregon Grants Pass Sara Bristol 38416 1254
Indiana Delaware Township Debbie Driskell 38368 1256
Ohio Mifflin Lynn Stewart 38122 1270
California Pacifica Mary Bier 38013 1275
California Monrovia Becky Shevlin 37771 1278
New York Ossining Dana Levenberg 37551 1280
Illinois Nunda Leda Bobera-Drain 37353 1282
New York Penfield Marie Cinti 37243 1284
Oklahoma Owasso Kelly Lewis 37241 1285
Indiana Portage Sue Lynch 37137 1290
Utah Tooele Debbie Winn 37046 1293
Florida Lauderdale Lakes Hazelle Rogers 36769 1304
Georgia Rome Sundai Stevenson 36764 1306
Georgia Peachtree City Kim Learnard 36763 1307
Wisconsin Beloit Regina Dunkin 36637 1310
Florida Aventura Enid Weisman 36553 1314
Arizona El Mirage Alexis Hermosillo 36481 1317
Florida Dunedin Julie Ward Bujalski 36464 1319
Ohio Lima Sharetta Smith 36440 1324
Washington Mount Vernon Jill Boudreau 36336 1326
Indiana Plainfield Robin Brandgard 36275 1327
Minnesota Richfield Maria Regan Gonzalez 36237 1331
California Moorpark Janice S. Parvin 36202 1334
Utah Kearns Metro Township Kelly Bush 35960 1343
Kansas Leavenworth Camalla Leonhard 35934 1344
Texas Socorro Ivy Avalos 35883 1346
New Jersey Pennsauken Jessica Rafeh 35728 1355
South Carolina Myrtle Beach Brenda Bethune 35555 1361
Ohio Gahanna Laurie Jadwin 35531 1363
Massachusetts Chelmsford Virginia Crocker Timmins 35528 1364
Connecticut Trumbull Vicki Tesoro 35438 1370
California Temple City Cynthia Sternquist 35225 1376
Oregon McMinnville Remy Drabkin 35185 1378
Indiana Adams Township Porche Williams 35143 1381
California West Hollywood Lauren Meister 35111 1383
Georgia East Point Deana Ingraham 35042 1389
California Menlo Park Betsy Nash 34934 1391
Rhode Island Coventry Ann Dickson 34931 1392
Illinois St. Clair township Shelly Korves 34896 1394
California Bell Alicia Romero 34734 1400
New Jersey Freehold Maureen Fasano 34679 1405
Kansas Leawood Peggy Dunn 34669 1406
Florida Estero Katy Errington 34383 1413
Ohio Mason Barbara Spaeth 34300 1419
California Manhattan Beach Hildy Stern 34298 1420
Georgia Douglasville Rochelle Robinson 34036 1432
Connecticut Torrington Elinor Carbone 33870 1437
North Carolina Salisbury Karen Alexander 33821 1439
Illinois Moraine Anne Flanigan Bassi 33542 1447
Minnesota Andover Sheri Bukkila 33448 1452
New York Riverhead Yvette Aguilar 33434 1455
Kentucky Florence Diane Ewing Whalen 33423 1456
Illinois Woodridge Gina Cunningham-Picek 33329 1459
New York Long Beach Karen McInnis 33303 1462
Pennsylvania Upper Merion Carole Kenney 33129 1466
Massachusetts Lexington Jill Hai 33003 1472
California Beverly Hills Lilli Bosse 33001 1473
California Foster City Richa Awasthi 32891 1475
Minnesota Savage Janet Williams 32858 1477
Illinois St. Charles City Lora Vitek 32709 1480
Illinois Northbrook Kathryn Ciesla 32657 1482
Ohio Massillon Kathy Catazaro-Perry 32641 1483
California Goleta Paula Perotte 32629 1485
Utah Kaysville Katie Witt 32603 1488
Michigan Bay City Kathleen Newsham 32435 1494
Illinois Fremont Diana O'Kelly 32377 1498
Florida Dania Beach Tamara James 32207 1509
New York Rome Jacqueline Izzo 32145 1515
New Mexico Alamogordo Susan Payne 32126 1519
New Jersey Willingboro Kaya McIntosh 32014 1520
Pennsylvania Radnor Moira Mulroney 31902 1526
Ohio Concord Township Amy Lucci 31869 1527
Alaska Juneau Beth Weldon 31849 1529
Arizona Kingman Jen Miles 31815 1531
Michigan Eastpointe Monique Owens 31720 1533
Arkansas Sherwood Virginia Hillman Young 31653 1537
Massachusetts Needham Marianne Cooley 31537 1543
Massachusetts North Andover Janice Phillips 31460 1548
Massachusetts Dracut Alison Genest 31423 1550
Pennsylvania Mount Lebanon Mindy Ranney 31418 1551
Illinois West Deerfield Allyson Feiger 31406 1552
Ohio North Olmsted Nicole Dailey Jones 31173 1556
Massachusetts Falmouth Nancy Taylor 31107 1559
Colorado Fountain Sharon Thompson 31017 1562
New York Ithaca Laura Lewis 30981 1563
West Virginia Morgantown Jennifer Selin 30847 1572
California San Pablo Rita Xavier 30779 1576
Illinois Algonquin Debby Sosine 30730 1579
Ohio Liberty Shyra Eichhorn 30553 1584
California Saratoga Tina Walia 30525 1586
California Los Altos Neysa Fligor 30281 1602
California Atascadero Heather Moreno 30254 1605
California Santa Paula Jenny Crosswhite 30242 1607
Michigan Flint Township Karyn Miller 30190 1609
Texas Seguin Donna Dodgen 30165 1611
New York Rotterdam Mollie Collins 30080 1615