Cleveland is a vibrant city in the middle of a revitalizing its image and a major growth spurt. For this one reason alone it has been voted one of the top cities for young career men and women because there is relatively no competition compared to the job opportunities that abound. Unlike major cosmopolitan cities, Cleveland is growing at a faster rate than entry level employees are moving in making it the perfect place to advance a career quickly.
It is also a great place for new college graduates and college entry graduates to consider due to the fact that it has some excellent neighborhoods with reasonably priced apartments. Tremont, Mayfield Heights, University Circle, Coventry, Ohio City, and Edgewater are all excellent neighborhoods for young professionals and each area has thousands of apartments to offer those interested.
Some neighborhoods like Tremont offer cobblestone apartments while areas such as Ohio City offer older apartments with a decidedly hipster feel. Toss in the fact that an average rent in Cleveland is at least $400 - $500 less than major city such as New York or Boston and there are a lot of reasons for young professionals to build a life and career alongside Cleveland's revitalization.
The public transportation system in Cleveland is limited to a metro bus and one trolley with a handful of stops on it, but the outdoor areas and biking trails easily make up for this. The city is home to an entire system of metroparks and plenty of walking and biking trails. A trek outdoors and the fresh air is complimented by the smell of salt water coming from Lake Erie making life in Cleveland salty and sweet.Source: The Cleveland, OH housing data displayed above is derived from the 2016 United States Census Bureau American Community Survey (ACS).