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Old 12-12-2009, 09:30 AM
 
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What are the best 20 something cities of the US?
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Old 12-12-2009, 11:51 AM
 
Location: 30-40N 90-100W
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I'm not sure I think of many cities between 20 and 30 years old. Possibly there's some in Nevada and Florida though.

Although you probably mean ones for twenty-somethings. I have no clue. Of cities listed in Kiplinger's as doing well in today's economy: Charlottesville Virginia, Athens Georgia, Austin Texas, and Flagstaff Arizona all appear to have a median age under 30. Of those I suppose Austin would be the only deemed "a city" by this forum's standards. The others are more like college towns.
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Old 12-12-2009, 12:18 PM
 
Location: Morgantown, WV
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1. Austin
2. Portland
3. Raleigh/Durham
4. Dallas/Houston/San Antonio(take your pick)
5. Nashville
6. Madison
7. Columbus
8. Atlanta
9. Tempe/Phoenix
10. Charlotte

...didn't include California cities due to cost of living. Austin gets my #1 vote easily, the whole city is perfect for the 20-35 crowd.
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Old 12-12-2009, 04:18 PM
 
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Pretty much any decent college town or area of a city with a strong college presence.
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Old 12-12-2009, 04:20 PM
 
Location: Huntington Beach, CA
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Newport BEach Peninsula, Downtown Huntington Beach
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Old 12-12-2009, 05:26 PM
 
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In No Particular Order:
NYC
Chicago
Boston
Portland
Seattle
Minneapolis
Denver
Houston
Dallas
New Orleans
San Diego
Raleigh
Las Vegas
Atlanta
Los Angeles

Hell, most of the 50 largest cities would be a good fit.
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Old 12-13-2009, 05:38 AM
 
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For single twentysomethings (in order):

1. New York City
2. Chicago
3. Seattle
4. Boston
5. Austin
6. Washington DC
7. Denver
8. Atlanta
9. San Francisco
10.Philadelphia
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Old 12-13-2009, 06:54 AM
 
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Even if a city as a whole doesn't seem like a natural fit for 20-30 year olds there are areas of all major cities which would be a good fit for that age range.
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Old 12-13-2009, 11:40 AM
 
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Even if a city as a whole doesn't seem like a natural fit for 20-30 year olds there are areas of all major cities which would be a good fit for that age range.
True, as I can think of some neighborhoods in my area that would fit.
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Old 12-13-2009, 11:45 AM
 
Location: Houston
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Austin, Portland, New Orleans, and Seattle would be my top choices. I think I would rather live in New York or LA in my 30's.
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