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Recent Minnesota college graduates may find that one of the best cities in which to start their adult lives is close to home.

A study analyzed the country's largest 100 cities to rank them based on metrics that matter to young people: housing affordability, unemployment rates, social opportunities and more. Minneapolis took home the overall No. 1 spot for college graduates.

Minneapolis ranked in the upper third of all categories, earning "B's" for affordable rent and median income. Minneapolis made "A" grades for a low unemployment rate and a vibrant restaurant scene.

"The Twin Cities is a desirable location for emerging leaders to enter the workforce while maintaining a lower cost of living," the ranking by rental search engine Zumper said.

Other metrics under consideration included a city's population of 25-year-olds with Bachelor's degrees, the size of the non-married population, the median income of 25-year-olds and the number of restaurants per 100,000 people.

Denver, Seattle, Columbus and San Francisco also made the top 5.