While some cities are more suitable for baby boomers, others best fit the needs of millennials and Generation X. So how does Atlanta fare?
Homes.com, a real estate site, recently conducted a study to find out. For the ranking, its researchers identified factors unique to each generation, including the population share of each age group.
For the millennials, born between the early 1980s and 2000, the team specifically examined median home prices and the number of entry-level jobs available.
They then examined Generation X, those born between the mid-to-early 1960s and early 1980s, assessing information, such as school quality and the number of management-level jobs per 100,000 people.
Lastly, they evaluated the baby boomers by focusing on aspects like healthcare availability and retiree tax-friendliness.
After analyzing the results, they found Atlanta was one of the top ten best cities for both millennials and Generation X.
The city ranked No. 5 on the millennial list for its high number of entry-level gigs. For the Gen-Xers, the city scored even better, with Atlanta ranking No. 2 for that age group due to the high number of management-level jobs and quality schools.
Atlanta didn’t rank as high on the baby boomers list. It was No. 25 due to its average baby boomers population and lower retiree-tax friendliness score.
This isn’t the first time recognition for Atlanta as a designated top place to live.
Earlier this year, Marietta in Cobb County ranked among the 100 best places to live in America, according to a Livability study that surveyed millennials.
Last year, North Druid Hills in DeKalb County ranked 10th best in the nation for millennials, according to Niche.
And in 2017, Atlanta was named one of the top cities for millennials Niche.
Want to learn more about the latest findings? Take a look at Homes.com’s full report here.
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