Midwestern cities eclipsed many coastal competitors for top spots in America’s Best Cities For Young Professionals ranking. The list, compiled by Forbes, ranks Madison, Wis., third for young talent. Forbes touted Madison’s healthy job growth, low unemployment, large college-educated demographic and a cost of living that is at or below the national average. Madison topped regional neighbor, Minneapolis-St. Paul, Minn., and the education and tech hubs of Austin, Texas and Boston, Mass. Four Fox Valley cities made Forbes “small cities” top 100 list. No West Coast cities made the cut. See the full list here.
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