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Salt Lake City, Miami and Orlando top cities for millennials

Staff Writer |
The top three cities for working millennials are Salt Lake City, Miami and Orlando, according to real estate website Realtor.com.

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Following those cities are Seattle, Houston, Los Angeles, Buffalo, N.Y., Albany, N.Y., San Francisco and San Jose, Ca.

The cities were ranked by millennial page views of each area compared to the national average, and reflect important factors to millennials, such as job availability and affordability.

Growing economies in the top three cities on the list mean they have working opportunities for this age group, said Javier Vivas, manager of economic research for Realtor.com.

In these cities, the average share of millennials, the generation of people in their 20s and 30s, is about 14%, compared with the average share of the millennial population across the U.S., which is 13%.

Millennials in the No. 1 spot, Salt Lake City, make up 15.8% of the city’s population, followed by Seattle at 15.2% and Los Angeles and San Francisco tied with 15%.

Realtor.com analyzed the 60 largest markets in the U.S. and compared the share of millennial page views in each area to the national average.


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