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Survey Says Millennials Want To Live In New York, Research Suggests They Should Live In Philadelphia

Posted by Steve Schram on June 15, 2016 at 12:12 PM

Originally published on June 13, 2016 on Forbes by Samantha Sharf.

In a recent survey one-in-five Millennials said New York is their ideal city. Less than 1% said the same of Philadelphia. Ironically, however, the city of Ben Franklin and cheesesteaks outranks its more popular brethren when it comes to qualities the young purport to value.

Millennial-run apartment search site Abodo set out to determine what their generational-peers look for in a city to call home by surveying 2,000 people born between 1982 and 1998. Respondents rated 20 qualities on a 1 to 10 scale, with 10 connoting the highest importance.

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