Naming the "best" city in the United States isn't easy: Everyone has their own opinion and their own ways to measure. For its 2017 rankings, real estate website Apartment List decided to look at which U.S. cities are most attractive to young people based on job opportunities, affordability and livability.
The site gauged job opportunities by the strength of a metro's job market based on median wages, wage growth and the millennial unemployment rate. It measured affordability using median rents and the share of households that can afford the median-priced home in their metro. And it assessed livability using a survey of 24,000 renters, which gauged how satisfied residents are with factors like weather, safety and access to activities and nightlife.
Based on their data, here are the top 10 best cities for millennials: