ABODO surveyed 2,000 people born between 1982 and 1998 to determine just what qualities are important to them, and which city they thought had it all.

First, we asked Millennials to rank their desired qualities in a city on a scale of 1 to 10 – with 10 being the most important. Their top priority? A thriving job market – the only factor to average a ranking above 8. Affordable rent and affordable home prices were the second- and third-most-coveted features.

Surprisingly, outdoor spaces rated better than bars and restaurants.

Interestingly, outdoor spaces (such as parks and hiking trails) matter slightly more than local restaurants, pizza places, and movie theaters. And top rated public schools matter more than movie theaters. With Millennials becoming parents, these categories are bound to be a priority.

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