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September 30, 2016

You're 'Trendy' if You Live Here

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You're 'Trendy' if You Live Here

Realtor.com®’s research team was on the hunt to find the next “hipster meccas” popping up across the country. It analyzed 500 of the largest municipalities nationwide to find those that offer a fun, young, culture-rich urban scene and are still largely affordable.

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To pin down the 10 trendiest U.S. cities, the team took into account such factors as the increase in the population of 25- to 34-year-olds from 2013 to 2014; the number of cultural outlets (such as musical venues, independent movie theaters, and art galleries), yoga studios, and bike shops; and housing affordability, among other factors.

Considering those criteria, the 10 cities that emerged as the top 10 trendiest based on realtor.com®’s study are:

1. Salt Lake City
Median home price: $355,000

2. Richmond, Va.
Median home price: $170,000

3. Asheville, N.C.
Median home price: $350,000

4. Pittsburgh
Median home price: $149,900

5. Minneapolis
Median home price: $251,000

6. Ann Arbor, Mich.
Median home price: $349,450

7. Cincinnati
Median home price: $138,000

8. St. Louis
Median home price: $145,000

9. New Orleans
Median home price: $245,000

10. Charleston, S.C.
Median home price: $325,200

Read more about what makes each city trendy at realtor.com®.

Source: “The 10 Trendiest U.S. Cities That You Can Still Buy In,” realtor.com® (March 7, 2016)