Cities The Best US Cities for Millennials  

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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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1
24 8
Minneapolis is listed (or ranked) 1 on the list The Best US Cities for Millennials
Minnesota, USA

2
22 10
Chicago is listed (or ranked) 2 on the list The Best US Cities for Millennials
Chicago metropolitan area, Illinois, USA

3
30 19
Philadelphia is listed (or ranked) 3 on the list The Best US Cities for Millennials
Pennsylvania, USA

4
20 11
St. Paul is listed (or ranked) 4 on the list The Best US Cities for Millennials
Northern Alberta, Canada

5
16 7
Madison is listed (or ranked) 5 on the list The Best US Cities for Millennials
Wisconsin, USA

6
15 6
Grand Rapids is listed (or ranked) 6 on the list The Best US Cities for Millennials
Michigan, USA

7
22 15
Pittsburgh is listed (or ranked) 7 on the list The Best US Cities for Millennials
Pennsylvania, USA

8
18 11
St. Louis is listed (or ranked) 8 on the list The Best US Cities for Millennials
Missouri, USA

9
15 8
Ann Arbor is listed (or ranked) 9 on the list The Best US Cities for Millennials
Michigan, USA

10
20 15
New York City is listed (or ranked) 10 on the list The Best US Cities for Millennials
New York, USA

11
20 18
Seattle is listed (or ranked) 11 on the list The Best US Cities for Millennials
Washington, USA

12
12 9
Cambridge is listed (or ranked) 12 on the list The Best US Cities for Millennials
Massachusetts, USA

13
16 15
Boston is listed (or ranked) 13 on the list The Best US Cities for Millennials
Massachusetts, USA

14
15 14
Jersey City is listed (or ranked) 14 on the list The Best US Cities for Millennials
New Jersey, USA

15
14 16
Washington, D.C. is listed (or ranked) 15 on the list The Best US Cities for Millennials
Contiguous United States, USA

16
13 16
Salt Lake City is listed (or ranked) 16 on the list The Best US Cities for Millennials
Utah, USA

17
15 21
San Francisco is listed (or ranked) 17 on the list The Best US Cities for Millennials
San Francisco Bay Area, California, USA

18
8 19
Charleston is listed (or ranked) 18 on the list The Best US Cities for Millennials
South Carolina, USA

19
9 21
Raleigh is listed (or ranked) 19 on the list The Best US Cities for Millennials
North Carolina, USA

20
11 26
Charlotte is listed (or ranked) 20 on the list The Best US Cities for Millennials
North Carolina, USA

21
9 23
Orlando is listed (or ranked) 21 on the list The Best US Cities for Millennials
Florida, USA

22
11 28
Atlanta is listed (or ranked) 22 on the list The Best US Cities for Millennials
Georgia, USA

23
11 28
Portland is listed (or ranked) 23 on the list The Best US Cities for Millennials
Oregon, USA

24
8 24
Nashville is listed (or ranked) 24 on the list The Best US Cities for Millennials
Tennessee, USA

25
8 25
Berkeley is listed (or ranked) 25 on the list The Best US Cities for Millennials
California, USA