Best and Worst States for Millennials 2017

Tuesday, March 28, 2017

Each generation is different, and is shaped to a large extent by its circumstances. For members of the millennial generation, those circumstances are a mixed bag of persistent economic problems and unprecedented access to information technology.

The way these differences may be shaping the millennial generation's priorities can be seen in some demographic information. For example, North Dakota these days has a proportionately larger young adult population than New York or California. Trends like that may seem surprising, but only if you are judging millennials by traditional standards. A generation raised to be fluent in accessing and using information may well make decisions that reject conventional cliches about where young people want to live.

Methodology

To get a handle on some of the factors that may be driving decisions about where millennials choose to live, MoneyRates.com looked at the following eight factors.

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