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The top American city for millennials in 2017, according to Niche.com, is Arlington, Virginia.
The metro Atlanta city of Sandy Springs came in 10th on the list.
Atlanta, at No. 16, was recognized for its high grades in diversity, nightlife, outdoor activities, health and fitness and commute, according to Niche.com.
While Atlanta's high commute grade may raise a few eyebrows, several reviewers noted they utilize MARTA on a daily basis.
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Other reviewers lauded the city's vibrant culture, booming businesses and southern hospitality.
The metro was recently named one of the best cities in the US to start a career by WalletHub and one of the 50 best American cities for job seekers by employment search engine Indeed.com.
It was also recognized as one of the best cities in the world for the highest quality of living based on city infrastructure, clean drinking water and other big factors in Mercer's 2017 Quality of Living study.
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Athens, home to the University of Georgia, came in at No. 84 on the list.
Though three Georgia cities made Niche.com's list, the state actually ranked as one of the worst states for millennials in last month's WalletHub ranking.
Here are the top 20 best American cities for millennials, according to Niche.com:
- Arlington, Virginia
- Cambridge, Massachusetts
- San Francisco, California
- Alexandria, Virginia
- Minneapolis, Minnesota
- Seattle, Washington
- Ann Arbor, Michigan
- Berkeley, California
- Sunnyvale, California
- Sandy Springs
- Austin, Texas
- Washington, D.C.
- Denver, Colorado
- Boston, Massachusetts
- Columbia, Maryland
- Raleigh, North Carolina
- Irvine, California
- Overland Park, Kansas
- Madison, Wisconsin
More about the study and its methodology.
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