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Seattle among top cities for new college grads

Rent.com, a rental housing listing site, recently ranked the top 25 markets for new college grads, factoring in unemployment, cost of living, and annual mean wages.

The following are the top 10 cities on its list, in no particular order, where young grads would most likely find housing, work, and a suitable paycheck.

Atlanta - Mean annual income: $46,600; median price for a one-bedroom apartment: $800
Boston - Mean annual income: $57,500; median price for a one-bedroom apartment: $1,590
Houston - Mean annual income: $47,500; median price for a one-bedroom apartment: $800
Denver - Mean annual income: $50,300; median price for a one-bedroom apartment: $970
Minneapolis/St. Paul - Mean annual income: $49,800; median price for a one-bedroom apartment: $900
Seattle - Mean annual income: $54,800; median price for a one-bedroom apartment: $1,300
Dallas - Mean annual income: $46,200; median price for a one-bedroom apartment: $900
Raleigh - Mean annual income: $45,200; median price for a one-bedroom apartment: $800
Washington, D.C. - Mean annual income: $62,900; median price for a one-bedroom apartment: $1,600
St. Louis - Mean annual income: $44,200; median price for a one-bedroom apartment: $960

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