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The Numbers Don't Lie: Twin Cities Is Best Place for Millennials

Millennials have it pretty good in the Twin Cities

Millennials have it pretty good in the Twin Cities

Over at Vox, writer Matt Yglesias crunched the numbers and found the Twin Cities offer the best economic conditions for millennials in the country.

Yglesias wrote that the metro's high median household income, low cost of living, housing affordability, and high level of economic mobility all factor into the Twin Cities' top ranking. See also: Minnesota Will be the Best Place to Live in 20 Years, Gallup Study Says

He was building off of several articles done by The Atlantic's Derek Thompson that illustrate the favorable economic conditions in our fair state.

As you can see, Pittsburgh and Salt Lake City also rank high in affordability and mobility, but we make more money:

So there you have it. If you can stand the cold and the snow and your passive-aggressive neighbors, the Twins Cities is a pretty great place for young people.

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The Twin Cities are affordable and it's relatively easy to move up the economic ladder

The Twin Cities are affordable and it's relatively easy to move up the economic ladder