Lansing is among the 10 best cities for young adults, according to a national financial news magazine. Kiplinger cited Lansing’s low rent and high-paying technology job opportunities in its list of cities, which also included Chicago, Austin and Portland, Ore.
According to excerpts from the article:
We began our search using the criteria we used to select our overall list of Best Cities for the Next Decade: healthy economies fueling new job growth.
We fine-tuned our search using other youth-friendly factors such as large percentages of people under 35, cost of living and rental costs, culture, nightlife, and the time you're likely to spend in traffic.
Home to five medical schools, two law schools and Michigan State University, Michigan’s capital is a little-known hotbed for young
professionals. Granted, this Great Lakes community can’t quite compare
to the larger cities on our list in terms of job prospects or things to
do. But it has a relatively low cost of living. And its youthful
population, downtown renewal projects, and emerging technology sector
make Lansing a stand-out in mid-sized cities.
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