Website puts Phoenix in top 10 for 20-somethings

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by Jason Volentine

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azfamily.com

Posted on August 28, 2013 at 8:55 AM

Updated Tuesday, Sep 3 at 9:54 PM

PHOENIX -- As Arizonans, we know there is a lot to love here in the desert, and now an online health and wellness publication is taking note. A website called Greatist.com says Phoenix is in the top 10 when it comes to cities for people in their 20s.

The article cites physical fitness and all the Valley’s great hiking trails and golf courses as some of the reasons for the high ranking. It also says having all four major pro sports is a big boon for 20-somethings.

Other factors include affordability, with rent averaging just over $800 per month in Phoenix according to the article.

While most 20-somethings 3TV asked about the article’s ranking agreed, some said Phoenix could use a better nightlife and more tolerable summer weather.

The article named Washington, D.C. the top city for people in their 20s. Tucson was number two, followed by Seattle, San Francisco, San Diego, Salt Lake City, Raleigh, North Carolina, Portland, Oregon, Phoenix and Philadelphia.

What is your favorite thing about living in Phoenix? Share your comments below.

 

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