10 best states for young adults

POSTED: 12:19 PM PDT Jun 03, 2014    UPDATED: 12:00 AM PDT Mar 24, 2015 

We're betting not many of these states spring to mind as havens for young people. But, according to a new analysis, they are.

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New York and Los Angeles immediately spring to mind when thinking about meccas for 20-somethings. But MoneyRate.com looked at criteria like youth unemployment, the proportion of young people in a state's population, rent costs, high-speed Internet availability, nightlife and fitness facilities to compile this list of the 10 best states for young adults. The results will likely surprise you:

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