Cities The Best Cities for Young Professionals  

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List of the best cities for young professionals, as ranked by young men and women. Once you become an adult and find a successful career path that you love, the whole world is wide open to you in a way that it never was when you were a kid. You can finally decide who you want to hang out with, how you want to spend your money, and, most importantly, where you want to live.Part of taking responsibility for yourself is branching out on your own.Choosing a city to live is one of those vital decisions that will affect the path of the rest of your life. If you’ve been asking yourself the question, “What cities are best for an up and coming young professional?” this list is right for you.
 

Big cities like Minneapolis and New York City are filled with employment opportunities no matter what career path you follow. These metropolitan cities also have affordable housing, cheap and lively nightlife,and plenty of chances to meet other young professionals like yourself.
 

This list is filled with the best cities for young people just starting out in their hopeful career. Whether you are a young women or man, there are many career prospects, opportunities to explore old and new hobbies, and get to know like minded young professionals.  

list ordered by

1
75 84
San Francisco is listed (or ranked) 1 on the list The Best Cities for Young Professionals
California

2
51 36
Philadelphia is listed (or ranked) 2 on the list The Best Cities for Young Professionals
Pennsylvania

3
31 18
Pittsburgh is listed (or ranked) 3 on the list The Best Cities for Young Professionals
darren-bell added Pennsylvania, USA

4
64 56
Boston is listed (or ranked) 4 on the list The Best Cities for Young Professionals
Massachusetts

5
68 62
Minneapolis is listed (or ranked) 5 on the list The Best Cities for Young Professionals
Minnesota

6
43 30
Cleveland is listed (or ranked) 6 on the list The Best Cities for Young Professionals
Ohio

7
39 26
Detroit is listed (or ranked) 7 on the list The Best Cities for Young Professionals
Michigan

8
50 39
Milwaukee is listed (or ranked) 8 on the list The Best Cities for Young Professionals
Wisconsin

9
44 32
Baltimore is listed (or ranked) 9 on the list The Best Cities for Young Professionals
Maryland

10
33 20
Hartford is listed (or ranked) 10 on the list The Best Cities for Young Professionals
Connecticut

11
60 51
Chicago is listed (or ranked) 11 on the list The Best Cities for Young Professionals
Illinois

12
58 50
New York City is listed (or ranked) 12 on the list The Best Cities for Young Professionals
New York

13
76 82
Denver is listed (or ranked) 13 on the list The Best Cities for Young Professionals
Colorado

14
64 84
San Diego is listed (or ranked) 14 on the list The Best Cities for Young Professionals
California

15
62 82
Los Angeles is listed (or ranked) 15 on the list The Best Cities for Young Professionals
California

16
58 69
Kansas City is listed (or ranked) 16 on the list The Best Cities for Young Professionals
moonbeamkc added Missouri, USA

17
29 25
Hoboken is listed (or ranked) 17 on the list The Best Cities for Young Professionals
New Jersey

18
64 75
Seattle is listed (or ranked) 18 on the list The Best Cities for Young Professionals
Washington

19
44 49
Washington, D.C. is listed (or ranked) 19 on the list The Best Cities for Young Professionals

20
13 2
Columbus is listed (or ranked) 20 on the list The Best Cities for Young Professionals
shmidty added Ohio, USA

21
17 14
Des Moines is listed (or ranked) 21 on the list The Best Cities for Young Professionals
darren-bell added Iowa, USA

22
26 44
Oakland is listed (or ranked) 22 on the list The Best Cities for Young Professionals
California

23
24 30
Spokane is listed (or ranked) 23 on the list The Best Cities for Young Professionals
Washington

24
44 63
Charlotte is listed (or ranked) 24 on the list The Best Cities for Young Professionals
North Carolina

25
64 89
Portland is listed (or ranked) 25 on the list The Best Cities for Young Professionals
Oregon

26
28 40
Salt Lake City is listed (or ranked) 26 on the list The Best Cities for Young Professionals

27
8 11
Omaha is listed (or ranked) 27 on the list The Best Cities for Young Professionals
darren-bell added Nebraska, USA

28
60 91
Phoenix is listed (or ranked) 28 on the list The Best Cities for Young Professionals
Arizona

29
33 68
San Jose is listed (or ranked) 29 on the list The Best Cities for Young Professionals
junk added Silicon Valley, California, USA

30
46 73
Nashville is listed (or ranked) 30 on the list The Best Cities for Young Professionals
Tennessee

31
30 61
Anaheim is listed (or ranked) 31 on the list The Best Cities for Young Professionals
California

32
18 40
Cupertino is listed (or ranked) 32 on the list The Best Cities for Young Professionals
junk added California, USA

33
9 16
Baton Rouge is listed (or ranked) 33 on the list The Best Cities for Young Professionals
darren-bell added Louisiana, USA

34
20 44
Santa Barbara is listed (or ranked) 34 on the list The Best Cities for Young Professionals
junk added California, USA

35
25 53
Santa Monica is listed (or ranked) 35 on the list The Best Cities for Young Professionals
junk added California, USA

36
22 48
Carlsbad is listed (or ranked) 36 on the list The Best Cities for Young Professionals
junk added California, USA

37
20 45
Santa Clara is listed (or ranked) 37 on the list The Best Cities for Young Professionals
junk added California, USA

38
20 45
Long Beach is listed (or ranked) 38 on the list The Best Cities for Young Professionals
junk added California, USA

39
31 52
Honolulu is listed (or ranked) 39 on the list The Best Cities for Young Professionals
Hawaii

40
22 41
Berkley is listed (or ranked) 40 on the list The Best Cities for Young Professionals
junk added Michigan, USA

41
18 38
Fremont is listed (or ranked) 41 on the list The Best Cities for Young Professionals
junk added California, USA

42
12 28
Santa Cruz is listed (or ranked) 42 on the list The Best Cities for Young Professionals
California, USA

43
19 44
Irvine is listed (or ranked) 43 on the list The Best Cities for Young Professionals
junk added California, USA

44
40 64
Las Vegas is listed (or ranked) 44 on the list The Best Cities for Young Professionals
Nevada

45
51 87
Austin is listed (or ranked) 45 on the list The Best Cities for Young Professionals
Texas

46
8 25
Fremont is listed (or ranked) 46 on the list The Best Cities for Young Professionals
California, USA

47
26 53
Boulder is listed (or ranked) 47 on the list The Best Cities for Young Professionals
Colorado

48
10 31
Laguna Beach is listed (or ranked) 48 on the list The Best Cities for Young Professionals
California, USA

49
27 54
Tucson is listed (or ranked) 49 on the list The Best Cities for Young Professionals
Arizona

50
9 31
Sacramento is listed (or ranked) 50 on the list The Best Cities for Young Professionals
California, USA