Milwaukee ranks 90th in best cities for millennials list

Madison ranks 17th, Green Bay 81st

Milwaukee ranked as only the 90th best city in the nation for millennials to live in, according to the web site niche.com.

Niche.com ranked 217 cities of 100,000 or more residents. Each city was graded on “key millennial-centered factors,” the web site says, including access to bars, restaurants, affordability and job opportunities. Other factors that were considered included crime and safety, median rent and the number of residents in a city that are 25-34 years old.

Two other Wisconsin cities fared better in the rankings than Milwaukee. Madison ranked 17th best in the nation for millennials and Green Bay ranked 81st.

The top ranked city was Cambridge, Mass. The top ranked Midwest city was Minneapolis. Chicago ranked 24th.

View the rankings here.

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Andrew is the editor of BizTimes Milwaukee. He joined BizTimes in 2003, serving as managing editor and real estate reporter for 11 years. A University of Wisconsin-Madison graduate, he is a lifelong resident of the state. He lives in Muskego with his wife, Seng, their son, Zach, and their dog, Hokey. He is an avid sports fan and is a member of the Muskego Athletic Association board of directors.

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