Top 10 cities for college grads

Minneapolis/St.Paul, Minn.

Downtown Minneapolis, Minn.
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  • Unemployment rate: 6.1 percent
  • Median annual income: $82,700
  • Average rent: 1bd, $1,111/mo.; 2bd, $1,442/mo.

The Twin Cities offer the perfect combination of outdoor activity and urban lifestyle, on top of a fair amount of snow in winter. Eleven Fortune 500 companies are headquartered in Minneapolis and St. Paul, including General Mills (GIS), Ameriprise Financial (AMP), and Target (TGT). This metro area has plenty of job opportunities for grads in every field, including finance, manufacturing, and engineering.

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