travel The Best US Cities for Millennials  

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326 votes 25 voters 34 items

List Rules Vote up any American city that is great for millennials to move to and live in.

Millennials are making a big impact on American society as they grow up, and that includes where they choose to visit and live. The top US cities for millennials come in many forms. Some great U.S. cities for millennials have ample job opportunities, while other good American cities for millennials feature a bustling nightlife.

What destinations will you find on this list of the top U.S. cities for millennials? Austin is affordable and hip, and offers a variety of opportunities for young people. The city also has a vibrant music scene, thanks in part to festivals like Austin City Limits and SXSW. Denver is another great city for millennials to call home. Seattle's laid-back atmosphere and gorgeous natural surroundings make it an ideal place for millennials to rent an apartment. Other good areas featured on this list include Portland, Chicago, and Philadelphia.

Which city would you recommend to a millennial? Vote the very best options up to the top of this list, and get in on the conversation in the comments section.

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Seattle is listed (or ranked) 1 on the list The Best US Cities for Millennials
Seattle Washington, USA

2
8 5
Chicago is listed (or ranked) 2 on the list The Best US Cities for Millennials
Chicago Chicago metropolitan area, Illinois, USA

3
6 3
Denver is listed (or ranked) 3 on the list The Best US Cities for Millennials
Denver Colorado, USA

4
6 4
Washington, D.C. is listed (or ranked) 4 on the list The Best US Cities for Millennials

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8 7
Los Angeles is listed (or ranked) 5 on the list The Best US Cities for Millennials
Los Angeles California, USA

6
6 5
Philadelphia is listed (or ranked) 6 on the list The Best US Cities for Millennials
Philadelphia Area codes 215 and 267, Pennsylvania, USA

7
5 4
Madison is listed (or ranked) 7 on the list The Best US Cities for Millennials
Madison Wisconsin, USA

8
5 4
Pittsburgh is listed (or ranked) 8 on the list The Best US Cities for Millennials
Pittsburgh Pennsylvania, USA

9
5 4
Minneapolis is listed (or ranked) 9 on the list The Best US Cities for Millennials
Minneapolis Minnesota, USA

10
7 7
Austin is listed (or ranked) 10 on the list The Best US Cities for Millennials
Austin Texas, USA

11
6 6
Boston is listed (or ranked) 11 on the list The Best US Cities for Millennials
Boston Massachusetts, USA

12
6 6
Portland is listed (or ranked) 12 on the list The Best US Cities for Millennials
Portland Oregon, USA

13
5 5
Charlotte is listed (or ranked) 13 on the list The Best US Cities for Millennials
Charlotte North Carolina, USA

14
5 5
St. Paul is listed (or ranked) 14 on the list The Best US Cities for Millennials
St. Paul Northern Alberta, Canada

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4 4
Cambridge is listed (or ranked) 15 on the list The Best US Cities for Millennials
Cambridge Massachusetts, USA

16
4 4
Grand Rapids is listed (or ranked) 16 on the list The Best US Cities for Millennials
Grand Rapids Michigan, USA

17
4 4
Salt Lake City is listed (or ranked) 17 on the list The Best US Cities for Millennials
Salt Lake City Utah, USA

18
5 6
Atlanta is listed (or ranked) 18 on the list The Best US Cities for Millennials
Atlanta Georgia, USA

19
5 6
Ann Arbor is listed (or ranked) 19 on the list The Best US Cities for Millennials
Ann Arbor Michigan, USA

20
4 5
St. Louis is listed (or ranked) 20 on the list The Best US Cities for Millennials
St. Louis Missouri, USA

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3 4
Berkeley is listed (or ranked) 21 on the list The Best US Cities for Millennials
Berkeley California, USA

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3 4
Boulder is listed (or ranked) 22 on the list The Best US Cities for Millennials
Boulder Colorado, USA

23
3 4
Charleston is listed (or ranked) 23 on the list The Best US Cities for Millennials
Charleston South Carolina, USA

24
5 7
Arlington is listed (or ranked) 24 on the list The Best US Cities for Millennials
Arlington Texas, USA

25
5 7
San Francisco is listed (or ranked) 25 on the list The Best US Cities for Millennials
San Francisco San Francisco Bay Area, California, USA

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4 6
Jersey City is listed (or ranked) 26 on the list The Best US Cities for Millennials
Jersey City New Jersey, USA

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4 6
New York City is listed (or ranked) 27 on the list The Best US Cities for Millennials
New York City New York, USA

28
3 5
Pasadena is listed (or ranked) 28 on the list The Best US Cities for Millennials
Pasadena California, USA

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2 4
Raleigh is listed (or ranked) 29 on the list The Best US Cities for Millennials
Raleigh North Carolina, USA

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2 5
Orlando is listed (or ranked) 30 on the list The Best US Cities for Millennials
Orlando Florida, USA

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2 6
Columbia is listed (or ranked) 31 on the list The Best US Cities for Millennials
Columbia South Carolina, USA

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1 5
Irvine is listed (or ranked) 32 on the list The Best US Cities for Millennials
Irvine California, USA

33
1 6
Santa Clara is listed (or ranked) 33 on the list The Best US Cities for Millennials
Santa Clara California, USA

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1 6
Nashville is listed (or ranked) 34 on the list The Best US Cities for Millennials
Nashville Tennessee, USA