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Top 10 cities for college grads

Boston, Mass.

Back Bay and Beacon Hill are two of Boston's most desirable neighborhoods
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  • Unemployment rate: 5.7 percent
  • Median annual income: $91,600
  • Average rent: 1bd, $2,009/mo.; 2bd, $2,638/mo.

Boston is popular with recent college grads for a variety of reasons. Unemployment is low, income is high, and the city is vibrant and full of things to do. Popular industries include high-technology, finance, professional and business services, defense, education, and health care.

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