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Magazine: Atlanta is Second Best U.S. City for Millennials

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In researching their "Best Cities for Millennials" list, MONEY magazine tossed out prohibitively expensive destinations like New York and Los Angeles and damn near gave Atlanta the top billing. MONEY focused on major U.S. cities where job growth is projected to be above average, necessities like grocery stores and laundromats are plentiful and food and rent are relatively affordable. The top five cities were then ranked by their concentrations of 20 to 34-year-olds — i.e., millennials, the presence of which generally signals that things are going right. With millennials comprising 26.2 percent of the population, and with a below-average cost-of-living index of 114, the Big Peach landed just behind rival Austin, and one notch above Columbus, Ohio.