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.  

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1
54 36
Philadelphia is listed (or ranked) 1 on the list The Best Cities for Young Professionals
Pennsylvania

2
77 87
San Francisco is listed (or ranked) 2 on the list The Best Cities for Young Professionals
California

3
32 19
Pittsburgh is listed (or ranked) 3 on the list The Best Cities for Young Professionals
darren-bell added Pennsylvania, USA

4
66 58
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
59 50
New York City is listed (or ranked) 10 on the list The Best Cities for Young Professionals
New York

11
33 20
Hartford is listed (or ranked) 11 on the list The Best Cities for Young Professionals
Connecticut

12
60 51
Chicago is listed (or ranked) 12 on the list The Best Cities for Young Professionals
Illinois

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

14
64 85
San Diego is listed (or ranked) 14 on the list The Best Cities for Young Professionals
California

15
62 83
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