Special Report

The Youngest Big Cities in America

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5. College Station-Bryan, TX
> Median age (years): 28.1
> Population enrolled in college: 22.3% — 7th highest of 384 metros
> Population 18 and younger: 23.9% — 182nd lowest of 384 metros
> Population 65 and older: 10.6% — 8th lowest of 384 metros
> Total population: 261,701 — 188th highest of 384 metros

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4. Manhattan, KS
> Median age (years): 27.0
> Population enrolled in college: 18.4% — 13th highest of 384 metros
> Population 18 and younger: 26.9% — 58th highest of 384 metros
> Population 65 and older: 10.4% — 7th lowest of 384 metros
> Total population: 131,571 — 75th lowest of 384 metros

3. Jacksonville, NC
> Median age (years): 26.5
> Population enrolled in college: 8.0% — 89th highest of 384 metros
> Population 18 and younger: 31.4% — 15th highest of 384 metros
> Population 65 and older: 11.4% — 20th lowest of 384 metros
> Total population: 198,377 — 160th lowest of 384 metros

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2. Logan, UT-ID
> Median age (years): 25.8
> Population enrolled in college: 14.1% — 26th highest of 384 metros
> Population 18 and younger: 32.8% — 4th highest of 384 metros
> Population 65 and older: 9.8% — 5th lowest of 384 metros
> Total population: 140,072 — 88th lowest of 384 metros

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1. Provo-Orem, UT
> Median age (years): 25.0
> Population enrolled in college: 12.9% — 32nd highest of 384 metros
> Population 18 and younger: 35.6% — the highest of 384 metros
> Population 65 and older: 7.7% — the lowest of 384 metros
> Total population: 633,129 — 94th highest of 384 metros

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