DFW: a Great Place for Grads to Begin a Career

Dallas-Fort Worth ranked 5th on a ranking of best places for young adults to start their careers. The ranking, produced by The Business Journals' On Numbers, evaluated 65 metro areas with more than 800,000 people. Ten factors were considered including growth rates, moderate costs of living, and a large amount of college-educated young people who are also employed.

The top10 metros:

1. Austin

2. Houston

3. Washington

4. Raleigh

5. Dallas-Fort Worth

6. Boston

7. Oklahoma City

8. Salt Lake City

9. Seattle

10. Baton Rouge, La.

Source: Dallas Business Journal