Nashville: Top Ten Cities for College Grads

The folks at looked at some of the best cities around the country, based on job opportunities, salaries, population age and of course, night life and cultural scenes. Their Top 10 Cities for College Graduates List includes Nashville (of course).

Nashville is on's top ten list for best places for college grads to live.

Nashville is on's top ten list for best places for college grads to live.

About Nashville

The draw for country crooners and record labels is obvious: Nashville’s got some serious music connections. But there’s far more to “Music City” than its famous saloons, honky tonks and neon signs.

Nashville offers plenty of opportunities to recent college grads, including jobs and fun. Led by a healthcare industry with more than 250 companies in the vicinity, Nashville also ranks high in sales and business/finance, and features an emerging technology scene.

Median resident age: 36
Married: 34%
Single: 66%
Median Household Income: $45,408
Median Rent for a two-bedroom apartment: $822
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Median travel time to work: 18 minutes

Total Workforce: 393,419
White Collar jobs: 79%
Blue Collar jobs: 21%
Bachelor’s Degree: 25%
Masters Degree: 14%
Top Ten List of Best Places for College Grads to Live (read the entire article by clicking here):
  1. Lincoln, NE
  2. San Antonio, TX
  3. San Jose, CA
  4. Kansas City, KS
  5. Fort Worth, TX
  6. Charlotte, NC
  7. Knoxville, TN
  8. Tucson, AZ
  9. Provo, UT
  10. Nashville, TN
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