Culture The Best Cities for Young Couples  

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List Rules Top U.S. cities for young dating couples and newlyweds to move

List of the best cities for young couples. Being a newlywed is exciting because it’s the start of a whole new life with the person you love. Many young couples opt to relocate to a new city to begin their lives together with a fresh start. Choosing a city to start over in can be difficult because there’s so much to consider. This list answers the question, “What city is the best for a newlywed couple?”

As a young couple, you want to live in a city that will allow you to mature as a family. The cities on this list have plenty of career opportunities with room for growth in salary. Large cities like Philadelphia and Chicago are filled with chances for employment in many cities, as well as plenty of entertainment choices. The smaller cities on this list are perfect for those looking for affordable housing and safe neighborhoods. It’s important to choose a city that is livable, with good school districts, public transportation, and plenty of entertainment.

The trendy cities for young couples compiled on this list are not only affordable, but they also have high overall health well-being rates. If you’re a newlywed looking to start someplace new, there is bound to be a city on this list just for you. Pack your bags and move to one of these best places for young couples and new families!

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118 78
Boston is listed (or ranked) 1 on the list The Best Cities for Young Couples
Massachusetts

2
158 126
Denver is listed (or ranked) 2 on the list The Best Cities for Young Couples
Colorado

3
157 126
Seattle is listed (or ranked) 3 on the list The Best Cities for Young Couples
Washington

4
102 78
Minneapolis is listed (or ranked) 4 on the list The Best Cities for Young Couples
Minnesota

5
160 137
San Diego is listed (or ranked) 5 on the list The Best Cities for Young Couples
California

6
135 120
San Francisco is listed (or ranked) 6 on the list The Best Cities for Young Couples
California

7
83 72
Pittsburgh is listed (or ranked) 7 on the list The Best Cities for Young Couples
Pennsylvania

8
104 97
Austin is listed (or ranked) 8 on the list The Best Cities for Young Couples
Texas

9
100 94
Chicago is listed (or ranked) 9 on the list The Best Cities for Young Couples
Illinois

10
88 82
New York City is listed (or ranked) 10 on the list The Best Cities for Young Couples
New York

11
48 39
St. Paul is listed (or ranked) 11 on the list The Best Cities for Young Couples
Minnesota

12
75 70
Philadelphia is listed (or ranked) 12 on the list The Best Cities for Young Couples
Pennsylvania

13
62 56
Cleveland is listed (or ranked) 13 on the list The Best Cities for Young Couples
Ohio

14
100 112
Portland is listed (or ranked) 14 on the list The Best Cities for Young Couples
Oregon

15
56 59
Milwaukee is listed (or ranked) 15 on the list The Best Cities for Young Couples
Wisconsin

16
40 40
Hartford is listed (or ranked) 16 on the list The Best Cities for Young Couples
Connecticut

17
66 73
Honolulu is listed (or ranked) 17 on the list The Best Cities for Young Couples
Hawaii

18
94 110
Nashville is listed (or ranked) 18 on the list The Best Cities for Young Couples
Tennessee

19
71 82
Kansas City is listed (or ranked) 19 on the list The Best Cities for Young Couples
moonbeamkc added Missouri, USA

20
40 43
New Haven is listed (or ranked) 20 on the list The Best Cities for Young Couples
Connecticut

21
56 66
Washington, D.C. is listed (or ranked) 21 on the list The Best Cities for Young Couples

22
48 56
Baltimore is listed (or ranked) 22 on the list The Best Cities for Young Couples
Maryland

23
45 53
Salt Lake City is listed (or ranked) 23 on the list The Best Cities for Young Couples

24
67 84
Raleigh is listed (or ranked) 24 on the list The Best Cities for Young Couples
North Carolina

25
43 53
Brooklyn is listed (or ranked) 25 on the list The Best Cities for Young Couples
New York

26
70 91
Boulder is listed (or ranked) 26 on the list The Best Cities for Young Couples
Colorado

27
37 47
Spokane is listed (or ranked) 27 on the list The Best Cities for Young Couples
Washington

28
47 61
Detroit is listed (or ranked) 28 on the list The Best Cities for Young Couples
Michigan

29
19 23
New Orleans is listed (or ranked) 29 on the list The Best Cities for Young Couples
Arthur Williams added Louisiana, USA

30
66 91
Charlotte is listed (or ranked) 30 on the list The Best Cities for Young Couples
North Carolina

31
33 45
Newark is listed (or ranked) 31 on the list The Best Cities for Young Couples
New Jersey

32
83 118
San Jose is listed (or ranked) 32 on the list The Best Cities for Young Couples
California

33
0 0
Phoenix is listed (or ranked) 33 on the list The Best Cities for Young Couples
Arizona, USA

34
50 77
Santa Barbara is listed (or ranked) 34 on the list The Best Cities for Young Couples
junk added California, USA

35
35 56
Berkley is listed (or ranked) 35 on the list The Best Cities for Young Couples
junk added Michigan, USA

36
38 62
Oakland is listed (or ranked) 36 on the list The Best Cities for Young Couples
California

37
66 105
Los Angeles is listed (or ranked) 37 on the list The Best Cities for Young Couples
California

38
47 77
Laguna Beach is listed (or ranked) 38 on the list The Best Cities for Young Couples
junk added California, USA

39
48 84
Santa Monica is listed (or ranked) 39 on the list The Best Cities for Young Couples
junk added California, USA

40
44 79
Pasadena is listed (or ranked) 40 on the list The Best Cities for Young Couples
California

41
42 76
Santa Cruz is listed (or ranked) 41 on the list The Best Cities for Young Couples
junk added California, USA

42
45 81
Irvine is listed (or ranked) 42 on the list The Best Cities for Young Couples
California

43
31 59
Encinitas is listed (or ranked) 43 on the list The Best Cities for Young Couples
junk added California, USA

44
39 72
Carlsbad is listed (or ranked) 44 on the list The Best Cities for Young Couples
junk added California, USA

45
27 54
Albuquerque is listed (or ranked) 45 on the list The Best Cities for Young Couples
New Mexico

46
19 41
Bloomington is listed (or ranked) 46 on the list The Best Cities for Young Couples
Indiana

47
11 29
Tel Aviv is listed (or ranked) 47 on the list The Best Cities for Young Couples
alexlips99 added Tel Aviv District, Israel

48
17 39
Corfu is listed (or ranked) 48 on the list The Best Cities for Young Couples
PanagiotisStavropoulos added Ionian Islands, Greece

49
43 82
Dallas is listed (or ranked) 49 on the list The Best Cities for Young Couples
Texas

50
40 82
Houston is listed (or ranked) 50 on the list The Best Cities for Young Couples
Texas