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Minneapolis makes another Top 10 list: Best Cities for New Grads

Minneapolis is No. 5 on a list of the Top 10 cities for new college grads, as compiled by

Livability says it based the list on such things as:

  • Number of 25- to 34-year-olds living in each city
  • Availability of rental properties
  • Unemployment rates
  • Educational attainment levels
  • Use of public transportation
  • Types of jobs available
  • Recreational activities
  • Hot nightlife
  • Hip vibe editor Matt Carmichael said in a statement:

“Businesses relocate for access to a talented workforce. But, increasingly, those young talents are choosing where to move after college based on livability. These 10 cities are great places for recent grads, which should put them on the radar of employers looking to expand as well.”

The Top 10:

  1. Cambridge, Mass.
  2. Bellevue, Wash.
  3. Austin, Texas
  4. Bethesda, Md.
  5. Minneapolis, Minn.
  6. Hoboken, N.J.
  7. Ann Arbor, Mich.
  8. Fargo, N.D.
  9. Naperville, Ill.
  10. Mountain View, Calif.

Comments (1)

  1. Submitted by Dennis Tester on 04/22/2014 - 04:20 pm.

    Hip vibe

    Now there’s a livability metric that we can all agree put Fargo on the list.

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