Study ranks Sioux Falls best city for young professionals


SIOUX FALLS (KSFY) - Sioux Falls is the best city in the nation to start your career, according to a new study.

The personal finance technology website SmartAsset analyzed the largest 150 cities in the country in its study on young professionals. Sioux Falls ranked number one overall.

Researchers looked at nine key metrics in the study, including percent of residents between the ages of 25-34, unemployment rate, and average rent.

Sioux Falls ranked particularly well for its low unemployment for young people and the large percentage of businesses which focus on entertainment or the arts.

Minneapolis ranked number two in the study. Lincoln, Neb., St. Paul, Omaha, and Des Moines all ranked in the top 25.

You can read the full study at SmartAsset's website.