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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1
115 74
Boston is listed (or ranked) 1 on the list The Best Cities for Young Couples
Massachusetts

2
155 123
Seattle is listed (or ranked) 2 on the list The Best Cities for Young Couples
Washington

3
155 126
Denver is listed (or ranked) 3 on the list The Best Cities for Young Couples
Colorado

4
101 76
Minneapolis is listed (or ranked) 4 on the list The Best Cities for Young Couples
Minnesota

5
156 134
San Diego is listed (or ranked) 5 on the list The Best Cities for Young Couples
California

6
134 118
San Francisco is listed (or ranked) 6 on the list The Best Cities for Young Couples
California

7
82 70
Pittsburgh is listed (or ranked) 7 on the list The Best Cities for Young Couples
Pennsylvania

8
100 92
Chicago is listed (or ranked) 8 on the list The Best Cities for Young Couples
Illinois

9
88 80
New York City is listed (or ranked) 9 on the list The Best Cities for Young Couples
New York

10
102 96
Austin is listed (or ranked) 10 on the list The Best Cities for Young Couples
Texas

11
75 68
Philadelphia is listed (or ranked) 11 on the list The Best Cities for Young Couples
Pennsylvania

12
61 54
Cleveland is listed (or ranked) 12 on the list The Best Cities for Young Couples
Ohio

13
46 38
St. Paul is listed (or ranked) 13 on the list The Best Cities for Young Couples
Minnesota

14
99 111
Portland is listed (or ranked) 14 on the list The Best Cities for Young Couples
Oregon

15
55 57
Milwaukee is listed (or ranked) 15 on the list The Best Cities for Young Couples
Wisconsin

16
66 71
Honolulu is listed (or ranked) 16 on the list The Best Cities for Young Couples
Hawaii

17
39 38
Hartford is listed (or ranked) 17 on the list The Best Cities for Young Couples
Connecticut

18
40 41
New Haven is listed (or ranked) 18 on the list The Best Cities for Young Couples
Connecticut

19
71 81
Kansas City is listed (or ranked) 19 on the list The Best Cities for Young Couples
moonbeamkc added Missouri, USA

20
92 109
Nashville is listed (or ranked) 20 on the list The Best Cities for Young Couples
Tennessee

21
48 54
Baltimore is listed (or ranked) 21 on the list The Best Cities for Young Couples
Maryland

22
56 65
Washington, D.C. is listed (or ranked) 22 on the list The Best Cities for Young Couples

23
67 83
Raleigh is listed (or ranked) 23 on the list The Best Cities for Young Couples
North Carolina

24
43 52
Brooklyn is listed (or ranked) 24 on the list The Best Cities for Young Couples
New York

25
43 53
Salt Lake City is listed (or ranked) 25 on the list The Best Cities for Young Couples

26
19 21
New Orleans is listed (or ranked) 26 on the list The Best Cities for Young Couples
Arthur Williams added Louisiana, USA

27
47 59
Detroit is listed (or ranked) 27 on the list The Best Cities for Young Couples
Michigan

28
69 89
Boulder is listed (or ranked) 28 on the list The Best Cities for Young Couples
Colorado

29
66 89
Charlotte is listed (or ranked) 29 on the list The Best Cities for Young Couples
North Carolina

30
33 44
Newark is listed (or ranked) 30 on the list The Best Cities for Young Couples
New Jersey

31
35 47
Spokane is listed (or ranked) 31 on the list The Best Cities for Young Couples
Washington

32
82 118
San Jose is listed (or ranked) 32 on the list The Best Cities for Young Couples
California

33
50 77
Santa Barbara is listed (or ranked) 33 on the list The Best Cities for Young Couples
junk added California, USA

34
35 56
Berkley is listed (or ranked) 34 on the list The Best Cities for Young Couples
junk added Michigan, USA

35
38 61
Oakland is listed (or ranked) 35 on the list The Best Cities for Young Couples
California

36
66 104
Los Angeles is listed (or ranked) 36 on the list The Best Cities for Young Couples
California

37
47 76
Laguna Beach is listed (or ranked) 37 on the list The Best Cities for Young Couples
junk added California, USA

38
48 83
Santa Monica is listed (or ranked) 38 on the list The Best Cities for Young Couples
junk added California, USA

39
39 70
Carlsbad is listed (or ranked) 39 on the list The Best Cities for Young Couples
junk added California, USA

40
42 75
Santa Cruz is listed (or ranked) 40 on the list The Best Cities for Young Couples
junk added California, USA

41
31 58
Encinitas is listed (or ranked) 41 on the list The Best Cities for Young Couples
junk added California, USA

42
44 79
Pasadena is listed (or ranked) 42 on the list The Best Cities for Young Couples
California

43
45 81
Irvine is listed (or ranked) 43 on the list The Best Cities for Young Couples
California

44
11 27
Tel Aviv is listed (or ranked) 44 on the list The Best Cities for Young Couples
alexlips99 added Tel Aviv District, Israel

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
43 81
Dallas is listed (or ranked) 47 on the list The Best Cities for Young Couples
Texas

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

49
40 81
Houston is listed (or ranked) 49 on the list The Best Cities for Young Couples
Texas

50
12 36
Mykonos is listed (or ranked) 50 on the list The Best Cities for Young Couples
PanagiotisStavropoulos added Mykonos