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!

list ordered by

1
128 92
Boston is listed (or ranked) 1 on the list The Best Cities for Young Couples
Massachusetts

2
172 135
Denver is listed (or ranked) 2 on the list The Best Cities for Young Couples
Colorado

3
162 132
Seattle is listed (or ranked) 3 on the list The Best Cities for Young Couples
Washington

4
109 83
Minneapolis is listed (or ranked) 4 on the list The Best Cities for Young Couples
Minnesota

5
165 147
San Diego is listed (or ranked) 5 on the list The Best Cities for Young Couples
California

6
90 76
Pittsburgh is listed (or ranked) 6 on the list The Best Cities for Young Couples
Pennsylvania

7
139 132
San Francisco is listed (or ranked) 7 on the list The Best Cities for Young Couples
California

8
111 102
Austin is listed (or ranked) 8 on the list The Best Cities for Young Couples
Texas

9
108 100
Chicago is listed (or ranked) 9 on the list The Best Cities for Young Couples
Illinois

10
54 43
St. Paul is listed (or ranked) 10 on the list The Best Cities for Young Couples
Minnesota

11
90 89
New York City is listed (or ranked) 11 on the list The Best Cities for Young Couples
New York

12
65 61
Cleveland is listed (or ranked) 12 on the list The Best Cities for Young Couples
Ohio

13
78 77
Philadelphia is listed (or ranked) 13 on the list The Best Cities for Young Couples
Pennsylvania

14
59 63
Milwaukee is listed (or ranked) 14 on the list The Best Cities for Young Couples
Wisconsin

15
102 118
Portland is listed (or ranked) 15 on the list The Best Cities for Young Couples
Oregon

16
42 43
Hartford is listed (or ranked) 16 on the list The Best Cities for Young Couples
Connecticut

17
68 76
Honolulu is listed (or ranked) 17 on the list The Best Cities for Young Couples
Hawaii

18
96 114
Nashville is listed (or ranked) 18 on the list The Best Cities for Young Couples
Tennessee

19
59 69
Washington, D.C. is listed (or ranked) 19 on the list The Best Cities for Young Couples

20
51 59
Baltimore is listed (or ranked) 20 on the list The Best Cities for Young Couples
Maryland

21
72 87
Kansas City is listed (or ranked) 21 on the list The Best Cities for Young Couples
moonbeamkc added Missouri, USA

22
48 56
Salt Lake City is listed (or ranked) 22 on the list The Best Cities for Young Couples

23
41 47
New Haven is listed (or ranked) 23 on the list The Best Cities for Young Couples
Connecticut

24
69 87
Raleigh is listed (or ranked) 24 on the list The Best Cities for Young Couples
North Carolina

25
22 25
New Orleans is listed (or ranked) 25 on the list The Best Cities for Young Couples
Arthur Williams added Louisiana, USA