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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29 11
Minneapolis is listed (or ranked) 1 on the list The Best US Cities for Millennials
Minnesota, USA
2
24 12
Chicago is listed (or ranked) 2 on the list The Best US Cities for Millennials
Chicago metropolitan area, Illinois, USA
3
27 17
Pittsburgh is listed (or ranked) 3 on the list The Best US Cities for Millennials
Pennsylvania, USA
4
23 13
St. Paul is listed (or ranked) 4 on the list The Best US Cities for Millennials
Northern Alberta, Canada
5
32 23
Philadelphia is listed (or ranked) 5 on the list The Best US Cities for Millennials
Area codes 215 and 267, Pennsylvania, USA
6
20 10
Madison is listed (or ranked) 6 on the list The Best US Cities for Millennials
Wisconsin, USA
7
22 14
St. Louis is listed (or ranked) 7 on the list The Best US Cities for Millennials
Missouri, USA
8
16 8
Grand Rapids is listed (or ranked) 8 on the list The Best US Cities for Millennials
Michigan, USA
9
24 18
Seattle is listed (or ranked) 9 on the list The Best US Cities for Millennials
Washington, USA
10
22 16
New York City is listed (or ranked) 10 on the list The Best US Cities for Millennials
New York, USA
11
15 10
Ann Arbor is listed (or ranked) 11 on the list The Best US Cities for Millennials
Michigan, USA
12
19 15
Boston is listed (or ranked) 12 on the list The Best US Cities for Millennials
Massachusetts, USA
13
14 10
Cambridge is listed (or ranked) 13 on the list The Best US Cities for Millennials
Massachusetts, USA
14
16 17
Washington, D.C. is listed (or ranked) 14 on the list The Best US Cities for Millennials
Contiguous United States, USA
15
16 17
Jersey City is listed (or ranked) 15 on the list The Best US Cities for Millennials
New Jersey, USA
16
17 22
San Francisco is listed (or ranked) 16 on the list The Best US Cities for Millennials
San Francisco Bay Area, California, USA
17
13 18
Salt Lake City is listed (or ranked) 17 on the list The Best US Cities for Millennials
Utah, USA
18
12 24
Nashville is listed (or ranked) 18 on the list The Best US Cities for Millennials
Tennessee, USA
19
9 20
Charleston is listed (or ranked) 19 on the list The Best US Cities for Millennials
South Carolina, USA
20
14 28
Atlanta is listed (or ranked) 20 on the list The Best US Cities for Millennials
Georgia, USA
21
12 27
Charlotte is listed (or ranked) 21 on the list The Best US Cities for Millennials
North Carolina, USA
22
10 24
Raleigh is listed (or ranked) 22 on the list The Best US Cities for Millennials
North Carolina, USA
23
10 24
Orlando is listed (or ranked) 23 on the list The Best US Cities for Millennials
Florida, USA
24
6 20
Columbia is listed (or ranked) 24 on the list The Best US Cities for Millennials
South Carolina, USA
25
12 30
Portland is listed (or ranked) 25 on the list The Best US Cities for Millennials
Oregon, USA