Student Guides

Which US Cities Are Attracting The Most Graduates?

Is it as simple as following the work?

73
graduate
Source: Pexels / Wiki
As if the struggles of education aren’t enough to reduce a person to a constant stress-filled mess, then comes the task of finding somewhere to live.

Armed with a degree in-hand, it’s no surprise that graduates flock to areas that are littered with prospective employment opportunities.

It comes as no surprise then that the cities with the highest populations of graduates are those that are heavily urbanised.

A new analysis from Brookings Institution demographer William Frey explores where older millennials have moved after they graduated college.

The list looks at graduates aged between 25-34 and which cities have the highest portions of the total millennial population.

10. Denver, Colorado

Percentage of college-educated millennials among the total millennial population: 46%

 

9. Minneapolis-St. Paul, Minnesota

Percentage of college-educated millennials among the total millennial population: 47%

 

8. Raleigh, North Carolina

Percentage of college-educated millennials among the total millennial population: 47%

 

7. New York

Percentage of college-educated millennials among the total millennial population: 47%

 

6. Hartford, Connecticut

Percentage of college-educated millennials among the total millennial population: 50%

 

5. Washington, DC

Percentage of college-educated millennials among the total millennial population: 54%

 

4. San Francisco, California

Percentage of college-educated millennials among the total millennial population: 55%

 

3. San Jose, California

Percentage of college-educated millennials among the total millennial population: 55%

 

2. Madison, Wisconsin

Percentage of college-educated millennials among the total millennial population: 58%

 

1. Boston, Massachusetts

Percentage of college-educated millennials among the total millennial population: 58%

Send this to a friend