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List of the best cities for young professionals, as ranked by young men and women. Once you become an adult and find a successful career path that you love, the whole world is wide open to you in a way that it never was when you were a kid. You can finally decide who you want to hang out with, how you want to spend your money, and, most importantly, where you want to live.Part of taking responsibility for yourself is branching out on your own.Choosing a city to live is one of those vital decisions that will affect the path of the rest of your life. If you’ve been asking yourself the question, “What cities are best for an up and coming young professional?” this list is right for you.
 

Big cities like Minneapolis and New York City are filled with employment opportunities no matter what career path you follow. These metropolitan cities also have affordable housing, cheap and lively nightlife,and plenty of chances to meet other young professionals like yourself.
 

This list is filled with the best cities for young people just starting out in their hopeful career. Whether you are a young women or man, there are many career prospects, opportunities to explore old and new hobbies, and get to know like minded young professionals.  

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San Francisco is listed (or ranked) 1 on the list The Best Cities for Young Professionals
San Francisco California

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San Diego is listed (or ranked) 2 on the list The Best Cities for Young Professionals
San Diego California

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Denver is listed (or ranked) 3 on the list The Best Cities for Young Professionals
Denver Colorado

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Boston is listed (or ranked) 4 on the list The Best Cities for Young Professionals
Boston Massachusetts

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Seattle is listed (or ranked) 5 on the list The Best Cities for Young Professionals
Seattle Washington

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Los Angeles is listed (or ranked) 6 on the list The Best Cities for Young Professionals
Los Angeles California

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Portland is listed (or ranked) 7 on the list The Best Cities for Young Professionals
Portland Oregon

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New York City is listed (or ranked) 8 on the list The Best Cities for Young Professionals
New York City New York

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Kansas City is listed (or ranked) 9 on the list The Best Cities for Young Professionals
Kansas City Missouri, USA

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Las Vegas is listed (or ranked) 10 on the list The Best Cities for Young Professionals
Las Vegas Nevada

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Charlotte is listed (or ranked) 11 on the list The Best Cities for Young Professionals
Charlotte North Carolina

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Phoenix is listed (or ranked) 12 on the list The Best Cities for Young Professionals
Phoenix Arizona

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Nashville is listed (or ranked) 13 on the list The Best Cities for Young Professionals
Nashville Tennessee

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Chicago is listed (or ranked) 14 on the list The Best Cities for Young Professionals
Chicago Illinois

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Minneapolis is listed (or ranked) 15 on the list The Best Cities for Young Professionals
Minneapolis Minnesota

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San Jose is listed (or ranked) 16 on the list The Best Cities for Young Professionals
San Jose Silicon Valley, California, USA

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Washington, D.C. is listed (or ranked) 17 on the list The Best Cities for Young Professionals

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Austin is listed (or ranked) 18 on the list The Best Cities for Young Professionals
Austin Texas

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Pittsburgh is listed (or ranked) 19 on the list The Best Cities for Young Professionals
Pittsburgh Pennsylvania, USA

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Santa Barbara is listed (or ranked) 20 on the list The Best Cities for Young Professionals
Santa Barbara California, USA

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Santa Cruz is listed (or ranked) 21 on the list The Best Cities for Young Professionals
Santa Cruz California, USA

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Milwaukee is listed (or ranked) 22 on the list The Best Cities for Young Professionals
Milwaukee Wisconsin

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Boulder is listed (or ranked) 23 on the list The Best Cities for Young Professionals
Boulder Colorado

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Tucson is listed (or ranked) 24 on the list The Best Cities for Young Professionals
Tucson Arizona

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Honolulu is listed (or ranked) 25 on the list The Best Cities for Young Professionals
Honolulu Hawaii

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Laguna Beach is listed (or ranked) 26 on the list The Best Cities for Young Professionals
Laguna Beach California, USA

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Anaheim is listed (or ranked) 27 on the list The Best Cities for Young Professionals
Anaheim California

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Santa Clara is listed (or ranked) 28 on the list The Best Cities for Young Professionals
Santa Clara California, USA

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Long Beach is listed (or ranked) 29 on the list The Best Cities for Young Professionals
Long Beach California, USA

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Spokane is listed (or ranked) 30 on the list The Best Cities for Young Professionals
Spokane Washington

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Omaha is listed (or ranked) 31 on the list The Best Cities for Young Professionals
Omaha Nebraska, USA

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Berkley is listed (or ranked) 32 on the list The Best Cities for Young Professionals
Berkley Michigan, USA

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Carlsbad is listed (or ranked) 33 on the list The Best Cities for Young Professionals
Carlsbad California, USA

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Santa Monica is listed (or ranked) 34 on the list The Best Cities for Young Professionals
Santa Monica California, USA

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Sacramento is listed (or ranked) 35 on the list The Best Cities for Young Professionals
Sacramento California, USA

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Philadelphia is listed (or ranked) 36 on the list The Best Cities for Young Professionals
Philadelphia Pennsylvania

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Irvine is listed (or ranked) 37 on the list The Best Cities for Young Professionals
Irvine California, USA

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Salt Lake City is listed (or ranked) 38 on the list The Best Cities for Young Professionals

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Raleigh is listed (or ranked) 39 on the list The Best Cities for Young Professionals
Raleigh North Carolina

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Des Moines is listed (or ranked) 40 on the list The Best Cities for Young Professionals
Des Moines Iowa, USA

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Oakland is listed (or ranked) 41 on the list The Best Cities for Young Professionals
Oakland California

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Fremont is listed (or ranked) 42 on the list The Best Cities for Young Professionals
Fremont California, USA

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Baton Rouge is listed (or ranked) 43 on the list The Best Cities for Young Professionals
Baton Rouge Louisiana, USA

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Tulsa is listed (or ranked) 44 on the list The Best Cities for Young Professionals
Tulsa Oklahoma

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Fremont is listed (or ranked) 45 on the list The Best Cities for Young Professionals
Fremont California, USA

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Cupertino is listed (or ranked) 46 on the list The Best Cities for Young Professionals
Cupertino California, USA

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Cleveland is listed (or ranked) 47 on the list The Best Cities for Young Professionals
Cleveland Ohio

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Baltimore is listed (or ranked) 48 on the list The Best Cities for Young Professionals
Baltimore Maryland

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Dallas is listed (or ranked) 49 on the list The Best Cities for Young Professionals
Dallas Texas

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Orlando is listed (or ranked) 50 on the list The Best Cities for Young Professionals
Orlando Florida