Best cities for millennials to live and work

Looking for a new job in a new city? These are the best places to live in your 20’s or 30’s.

Best cities for millennials to live and work

If you’re in your 20s or 30s and looking to make a move—ideally to one of the best U.S. cities to live and work with other people your age—you might want to start packing your bags (and looking for a new job on Monster).

Recently, relocation site Nestpick compiled a list of the top U.S. cities for millennials to live and work. We then used data from insights and technology company CEB’s TalentNeuron tool to identify the top jobs in each city—the majority of which fall in the tech industry.

Whether you want to relocate for a change of scenery or you just graduated college and are eyeing cities to start your career, take a look at the list below to see if any of these hotspots could be your new home.

Best cities for millennials

1. Austin, Texas
Jobs:
Software developers, web developers, computer user support specialists, customer service representatives, network and computer systems administrators

Find all jobs in Austin on Monster.

2. San Francisco, California
Jobs:
Software developers, web developers, retail salespersons, marketing managers, computer systems analysts

Find all jobs in San Francisco on Monster.

3. Denver, Colorado
Jobs:
Software developers, network and computer systems administrators, web developers, computer user support specialists, customer service representatives

Find all jobs in Denver on Monster.

4. Portland, Oregon
Jobs:
Software developers, IT project managers, customer service representatives, web developers, network and computer systems administrators

Find all jobs in Portland on Monster.

5. Seattle, Washington
Jobs:
Software developers, web developers, computer systems analysts, network and computer systems administrators, computer user support specialists

Find all jobs in Seattle on Monster.

6. Los Angeles, California
Jobs:
Bookkeepers, accountants, software developers, customer service representatives, executive assistants

Find all jobs in Los Angeles on Monster.

7. New York, New York
Jobs:
Software developers, accountants, web developers, executive assistants, network and computer systems administrators

Find all jobs in New York City on Monster.

8. Chicago, Illinois
Jobs:
Software developers, web developers, computer user support specialists, customer service representatives, network and computer systems administrators

Find all jobs in Chicago on Monster.

9. Philadelphia, Pennsylvania
Jobs:
Accountants, software developers, web developers, customer service representatives, computer user support specialists

Find all jobs in Philadelphia on Monster.

10. Boston, Massachusetts
Jobs:
Software developers, accountants, executive assistants, network and computer systems administrators, industrial engineers

Find all jobs in Boston on Monster.