These Are The Top 10 US Cities For Gen Z Job Seekers


Generation Z is growing up and moving out. The successors to millennials are graduating, job hunting, and looking to strike out on their own in places where their dollar can stretch a bit further.

Data Reporting Specialist for moveBuddah Kristen Klepac broke down some more insights for Travel Noire.

Find out who nabbed the top spot in the best cities for Gen Z job seekers.

The capital of Wisconsin doesn’t only lead the pack in terms of job opportunity and affordability, it is also one of the best cities in terms of youthfulness.

Madison, WI

Fargo is the largest city in North Dakota and boasts a vibrant downtown area.

fargo, nd

Columbus is particularly favorable to those interested in the social sciences, with over three times the national average for jobs in this field.

columbus, oh

Lincoln, Nebraska offers more than great college football.  It is a great blend of affordability and youthfulness.

Lincoln, NE

This Montana city also gets high marks for youthfulness and affordability. It might be thanks to the high proportion of the area’s universities and colleges. 

Missoula, MT

The Bay Area is known for being pricey thanks to the thriving tech industry and its proximity to Silicon Valley. San Fran absolutely shines for job opportunities.

San Francisco, Oakland, Hayward, CA

Colorado is scenic, breathtaking, and an outdoor lover’s dream. The Mile-High City is youthful and a great spot for job opportunities in the field of psychology.

Denver, Aurora, Lakewood, CO

Remote work truly had a moment during the pandemic and looks like it might be here for the long haul.

Burlington, South Burlington, VT

Minneapolis is known for its parks and lakes. It does offer a balance of job opportunities in three of the top Gen Z fields.

Minneapolis, St. Paul, Bloomington, MN - WI

The DC Metro area may have fallen right at number 10 thanks to higher than average living costs, but it is the best city for job opportunities.

Washington, Arlington, Alexandria, DMV

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