These Georgia suburbs are the best for young professionals, Niche says

Top 15 best suburbs for young professionals in America.1. Hoboken, New Jersey.2. Cambridge, Massachusetts.3. Somerville, Massachusetts .4. Ferndale, Michigan.5. Emeryville, California .6. West Hollywood, California.7. Grandview Heights, Ohio.8. North Druid Hills, Georgia .9. Brookline, Massachusetts.10. Hermosa Beach, California.11. Edgewater, New Jersey.12. Santa Monica, California.13. Arlington, Virginia.14. Vinings, Georiga.15. Addison, Texas

Despite the appealing hustle and bustle of city life, the suburbs have lots to offer young professionals.

According to a newly unveiled ranking from Niche, there are thousands of suburbs around America that are fitting for working people finding their career grooves.

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The 2021 Best Suburbs for Young Professionals in America is part of Niche’s round-up of the Best Places for Young Professionals.

“The Best Places for Young Professionals ranking provides a comprehensive assessment of key factors that are meaningful for young professionals,” the website explained of its methodology. “This grade takes into account key factors, such as access to bars and restaurants, affordability, and job opportunities, in an attempt to measure the appeal of an area for young professionals. Learn where our data comes from.”

Other factors the ranking and review website considered for this list is the higher education rate, percentage of residents who were 25-34 years old, crime and safety and the percentage of young professional newcomers to the area.

Two Georgia suburbs managed to crack the top 15 of the best suburbs list.

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North Druid Hills is the No. 8 Best Suburb for Young Professionals in America. Overall, the suburb has an A+ grade. That includes an A+ in nightlife and health and fitness, and an A- in outdoor activities and commute.

“Living in North Druid Hills offers residents an urban feel and most residents rent their homes. In North Druid Hills there are a lot of bars, restaurants, coffee shops, and parks,” Niche said of the 18,000 population area. “Many young professionals live in North Druid Hills and residents tend to lean liberal. The public schools in North Druid Hills are above average.”

The community also landed at No. 12 on Niche’s list of the Best Places to Retire in Georgia.

Vinings also managed to make it into the top 20, coming in at No. 14.

The neighborhood is part of the city of Atlanta, but it is in Cobb County. Vinings has an overall A+ grade. It also scored that for nightlife and health and fitness. Vinings, which has a population of nearly 13,000, received an A- for public schools and outdoor activities.

“Living in Vinings offers residents an urban feel and most residents rent their homes. Many young professionals live in Vinings and residents tend to lean liberal. The public schools in Vinings are highly rated,” Niche noted.

Additionally, Vinings came in at No. 1 on the Best Places to Live in Cobb County list.

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Niche’s 2021 Best Suburbs for Young Professionals in America

  1. Hoboken, New Jersey
  2. Cambridge, Massachusetts
  3. Somerville, Massachusetts
  4. Ferndale, Michigan
  5. Emeryville, California
  6. West Hollywood, California
  7. Grandview Heights, Ohio
  8. North Druid Hills, Georgia
  9. Brookline, Massachusetts
  10. Hermosa Beach, California
  11. Edgewater, New Jersey
  12. Santa Monica, California
  13. Arlington, Virginia
  14. Vinings, Georiga
  15. Addison, Texas

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