The publication factored each place's October 2016 unemployment rate from the U.S. Bureau of Labor Statistics and the increase in the working-age population from 2010 to 2015 for the results.
Atlanta ranked No. 6 primarily on the strength of its 4.9 percent unemployment rate in October 2016, followed by its 31.61 percent increase in the working age population between 2010 and 2015.
NerdWallet also determined that the median 2015 annual earnings for full-time workers in Atlanta was $50,424 and gave it high marks for a corresponding median monthly rent of $981 in 2015.
Here’s how the other cities fared.
1. Austin, Texas 2. Denver 3. Nashville, Tennessee 4. Seattle 5. Durham 6. Atlanta 7. Minneapolis 8. Lincoln, Nebraska 9. Irving, Texas 10. Raleigh