San Francisco, Seattle and Washington, D.C., rank at the top of the list for career prospects. What do they have in common?
A strong tech center
A strong entertainment center
The highest number of workers per capita
Seattle is the head of the class with the most educated population over age 25. Which city comes in second?
You can enjoy the most sunny days in this city:
Looking for diversity? Place this city, which has the most foreign-born residents, at the top of your list.
The residents of this city are trendsetters. It has the fastest-growing population in the Career City Index.
Feeling hungry? You'll satisfy your appetite in this city, which has the most food and drink places per square mile.
You think your commute is bad? The residents of this city have the toughest time getting to work, with an average commute time of 40 minutes.
Workers in these cities benefit from zero state income tax, thus enabling their paychecks to go further.
Cleveland and Boston
Dallas and Seattle
Indianapolis and Detroit
TOP CITIES FOR YOUR CAREER
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