Count down all ten below, complete with excerpts, complete with links and excerpts from Kiplinger explaining the picks. Check them out below.Number 10: Seattle
"Looking to get into the tech industry but can't afford the high cost of living in Silicon Valley? Consider the Seattle area, where Amazon and Microsoft are headquartered and monthly expenses for renters are 20.8% lower than in San Francisco. Other major industries include business services (such as financial and legal firms), green energy and aerospace, led by Boeing. The University of Washington is also a major local employer. And if the existing companies don't interest you, start your own...."Number 9: Dallas
"Including the folks in neighboring cities Fort Worth and Arlington, this metro area ranks as the most populous on this list. One reason for its popularity: jobs. Texas has recovered all of the jobs it lost during the recession, and Kiplinger expects that the state will net another quarter-million positions in 2013. The unemployment rate in Dallas-Fort Worth is just 6.3%, as of February 2013, while the national rate stands at 8.1%. Some of the top private employers include American Airlines, headquartered in Fort Worth, and AT&T and Texas Instruments, both based in Dallas...."Continue to keep counting down the ten best cities for young grads -- and where Boulder places.