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Arlington Named No. 2 ‘Best City for Millennials’

Arlington "best city for millennials" rankings (via County is the second-best place for millennials in the United States.

That’s according to, the same rankings website that recently pegged Arlington as the “Best City to Live in America” and the No. 7 Suburb to Live in America.

In the latest rankings, Arlington received high marks for the number of millennial residents, job opportunities and access to bars and restaurants. It was dinged only for a high cost of living.

Tech and education hub Cambridge, Mass. ranked No. 1 while Arlington’s neighbor Alexandria ranked No. 3. D.C. ranked No. 9.

The top 10 localities for millennials in 2016, according to Niche, are:

  1. Cambridge, Mass.
  2. Arlington, Va.
  3. Alexandria, Va.
  4. San Francisco
  5. Ann Arbor, Mich.
  6. Minneapolis
  7. Seattle
  8. Denver
  9. Washington, D.C.
  10. Austin, Texas

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