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What Are The Best Cities To Find A Job?

When your son or daughter graduates from college, where is the best city for them to find a job?

It turns out that Washington DC is one of the top opportunities according to  Rent.com’s 10 best cities list.

The list is randomly sorted but Washington shows an average income of nearly $63,000. O f course, you have to take into account that Washington can also be a very expensive place to live.

Cities like Houston, Atlanta and Raleigh, North Carolina all offer housing at a more moderate cost and the city of Minneapolis/St. Paul, Minnesota offers the best opportunity if you base your choice on the unemployment rate. is the place to go, with an unemployment rate of 5.1%, the lowest of the 10 cities on the list.

Here’s a list of the 10 best cities for college graduates. These are not ranked in any specific order.

Atlanta
Mean annual income: $46,600
Median price for a one-bedroom apartment: $800
Unemployment rate: 8.4%

Boston
Mean annual income: $57,500
Median price for a one-bedroom apartment: $1,590
Unemployment rate: 5.9%

Houston
Mean annual income: $47,500
Median price for a one-bedroom apartment: $800
Unemployment rate: 6%

Denver
Mean annual income: $50,300
Median price for a one-bedroom apartment: $970
Unemployment rate: 7.4%

Minneapolis/St. Paul, Minnesota
Mean annual income: $49,800
Median price for a one-bedroom apartment: $900
Unemployment rate: 5.1%

Seattle
Mean annual income: $54,800
Median price for a one-bedroom apartment: $1,300
Unemployment rate: 6.7%

Dallas
Mean annual income: $46,200
Median price for a one-bedroom apartment: $900
Unemployment rate: 5.9%

Raleigh, North Carolina
Mean annual income: $45,200
Median price for a one-bedroom apartment: $800
Unemployment rate: 7.5%

Washington, DC
Mean annual income: $62,900
Median price for a one-bedroom apartment: $1,600
Unemployment rate: 5.2%

St. Louis
Mean annual income: $44,200
Median price for a one-bedroom apartment: $960
Unemployment rate: 7%

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