Travel The Best US Cities for Millennials  

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880 votes 65 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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1
28 9
Philadelphia is listed (or ranked) 1 on the list The Best US Cities for Millennials
Pennsylvania, USA

2
19 10
New York City is listed (or ranked) 2 on the list The Best US Cities for Millennials
New York, USA

3
18 10
Pittsburgh is listed (or ranked) 3 on the list The Best US Cities for Millennials
Pennsylvania, USA

4
16 8
Chicago is listed (or ranked) 4 on the list The Best US Cities for Millennials
Chicago metropolitan area, Illinois, USA

5
14 7
Minneapolis is listed (or ranked) 5 on the list The Best US Cities for Millennials
Minnesota, USA

6
14 8
St. Paul is listed (or ranked) 6 on the list The Best US Cities for Millennials
Northern Alberta, Canada

7
14 8
Jersey City is listed (or ranked) 7 on the list The Best US Cities for Millennials
New Jersey, USA

8
11 5
Grand Rapids is listed (or ranked) 8 on the list The Best US Cities for Millennials
Michigan, USA

9
12 7
Ann Arbor is listed (or ranked) 9 on the list The Best US Cities for Millennials
Michigan, USA

10
11 6
Madison is listed (or ranked) 10 on the list The Best US Cities for Millennials
Wisconsin, USA

11
13 10
Boston is listed (or ranked) 11 on the list The Best US Cities for Millennials
Massachusetts, USA

12
12 9
St. Louis is listed (or ranked) 12 on the list The Best US Cities for Millennials
Missouri, USA

13
10 7
Cambridge is listed (or ranked) 13 on the list The Best US Cities for Millennials
Massachusetts, USA

14
13 12
Washington, D.C. is listed (or ranked) 14 on the list The Best US Cities for Millennials
Contiguous United States, USA

15
16 16
Seattle is listed (or ranked) 15 on the list The Best US Cities for Millennials
Washington, USA

16
14 16
San Francisco is listed (or ranked) 16 on the list The Best US Cities for Millennials
San Francisco Bay Area, California, USA

17
9 13
Salt Lake City is listed (or ranked) 17 on the list The Best US Cities for Millennials
Utah, USA

18
7 18
Boulder is listed (or ranked) 18 on the list The Best US Cities for Millennials
Colorado, USA

19
4 15
Columbia is listed (or ranked) 19 on the list The Best US Cities for Millennials
South Carolina, USA

20
5 17
Charleston is listed (or ranked) 20 on the list The Best US Cities for Millennials
South Carolina, USA

21
9 24
Denver is listed (or ranked) 21 on the list The Best US Cities for Millennials
Colorado, USA

22
8 23
Portland is listed (or ranked) 22 on the list The Best US Cities for Millennials
Oregon, USA

23
10 27
Austin is listed (or ranked) 23 on the list The Best US Cities for Millennials
Texas, USA

24
5 19
Pasadena is listed (or ranked) 24 on the list The Best US Cities for Millennials
California, USA

25
10 29
Los Angeles is listed (or ranked) 25 on the list The Best US Cities for Millennials
California, USA

26
4 17
Irvine is listed (or ranked) 26 on the list The Best US Cities for Millennials
California, USA

27
5 20
Raleigh is listed (or ranked) 27 on the list The Best US Cities for Millennials
North Carolina, USA

28
7 25
Charlotte is listed (or ranked) 28 on the list The Best US Cities for Millennials
North Carolina, USA

29
7 26
Atlanta is listed (or ranked) 29 on the list The Best US Cities for Millennials
Georgia, USA

30
5 21
Orlando is listed (or ranked) 30 on the list The Best US Cities for Millennials
Florida, USA

31
7 27
Arlington is listed (or ranked) 31 on the list The Best US Cities for Millennials
Texas, USA

32
5 23
Berkeley is listed (or ranked) 32 on the list The Best US Cities for Millennials
California, USA

33
3 17
Santa Clara is listed (or ranked) 33 on the list The Best US Cities for Millennials
California, USA

34
4 22
Nashville is listed (or ranked) 34 on the list The Best US Cities for Millennials
Tennessee, USA