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
123 85
Boston is listed (or ranked) 1 on the list The Best Cities for Young Couples
Massachusetts

2
166 128
Denver is listed (or ranked) 2 on the list The Best Cities for Young Couples
Colorado

3
161 128
Seattle is listed (or ranked) 3 on the list The Best Cities for Young Couples
Washington

4
105 80
Minneapolis is listed (or ranked) 4 on the list The Best Cities for Young Couples
Minnesota

5
164 141
San Diego is listed (or ranked) 5 on the list The Best Cities for Young Couples
California

6
136 125
San Francisco is listed (or ranked) 6 on the list The Best Cities for Young Couples
California

7
86 73
Pittsburgh is listed (or ranked) 7 on the list The Best Cities for Young Couples
Pennsylvania

8
108 98
Austin is listed (or ranked) 8 on the list The Best Cities for Young Couples
Texas

9
104 97
Chicago is listed (or ranked) 9 on the list The Best Cities for Young Couples
Illinois

10
90 85
New York City is listed (or ranked) 10 on the list The Best Cities for Young Couples
New York

11
50 40
St. Paul is listed (or ranked) 11 on the list The Best Cities for Young Couples
Minnesota

12
77 72
Philadelphia is listed (or ranked) 12 on the list The Best Cities for Young Couples
Pennsylvania

13
63 58
Cleveland is listed (or ranked) 13 on the list The Best Cities for Young Couples
Ohio

14
58 59
Milwaukee is listed (or ranked) 14 on the list The Best Cities for Young Couples
Wisconsin

15
42 40
Hartford is listed (or ranked) 15 on the list The Best Cities for Young Couples
Connecticut

16
101 114
Portland is listed (or ranked) 16 on the list The Best Cities for Young Couples
Oregon

17
67 74
Honolulu is listed (or ranked) 17 on the list The Best Cities for Young Couples
Hawaii

18
96 111
Nashville is listed (or ranked) 18 on the list The Best Cities for Young Couples
Tennessee

19
41 43
New Haven is listed (or ranked) 19 on the list The Best Cities for Young Couples
Connecticut

20
58 67
Washington, D.C. is listed (or ranked) 20 on the list The Best Cities for Young Couples

21
71 84
Kansas City is listed (or ranked) 21 on the list The Best Cities for Young Couples
moonbeamkc added Missouri, USA

22
49 57
Baltimore is listed (or ranked) 22 on the list The Best Cities for Young Couples
Maryland

23
46 55
Salt Lake City is listed (or ranked) 23 on the list The Best Cities for Young Couples

24
68 85
Raleigh is listed (or ranked) 24 on the list The Best Cities for Young Couples
North Carolina

25
44 54
Brooklyn is listed (or ranked) 25 on the list The Best Cities for Young Couples
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