According to the Realtors, these 10 cities are hot among tourists--and also among young people who don't want to break the bank when buying a home.

Realtor reporter Yuqing Pan writes the trendiest city that's also affordable for home buyers is Salt Lake City, Utah, where the median home price is $355,000, and some of the main attractions include the Sundance Film Festival and the Rocky Mountains. Other cities on the list include Richmond, Virg.; Ashville, North Carolina; and Charleston, South Carolina.

Our data team mixed up a large batch of kale smoothies and set out to find the next hipster meccas sprouting up across the U.S. We took a deep dive into the 500 largest cities in the country in search of those that combine a fun, young, culture-rich urban experience with affordability for the long haul.

An increase in the population of 25- to 34-year-olds from 2013 to 2014, and in the percentage of people shopping for a home on®, to show us where next-gen buyers are flocking.

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