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The Business Journals Name Austin the Best Place for Young Adults


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College graduation is just a short month away for more than 1.8 million young adults in the US, which means that many more people will suddenly need jobs. And there’s no better place to look for one than Austin, TX!

According to a recent study by The Business Journals, the top three best options for post-recession graduates include Austin, San Jose, CA and Washington. But, why is Austin the best? As always, the rapid expansion and booming technology in the city makes it the best place for opportunities for all, especially those just out of college.

Factors analyzed for this ranking included many qualities appealing to those in their early adult years. These included moderate costs of living, strong growth rates in population and private-sector jobs, and ample amounts of college-educated and employed young adults. When divided regionally, Austin took the number one spot with cities like Houston and Durham, NC shortly behind.

List of the Top 10 Best Places for Young Adults:

  1. Austin, TX
  2. San Jose, CA
  3. Washington, DC
  4. Boston, MA
  5. Houston, TX
  6. Durham, NC
  7. Oklahoma City, OK
  8. Des Moines, IA
  9. Denver, CO
  10. Raleigh, NC

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