Gaithersburg Ranked in Top 100 Best Cities for New Grads

Gaithersburg Mayor Jud Ashman

Gaithersburg Mayor Jud Ashman

The city of Gaithersburg is one of the best cities to live for new college graduates, according to a new report.

The careers and personal finance website,, ranks the city of Gaithersburg at 89 on the Best Cities for Grads 2017 list. Also, making the top 100 list from the Washington region is Frederick, Maryland at number 43 and Alexandria, Virginia at number 69. The number one city on the list is Roanoke, Virginia.

“This ranking reinforces what we already know in Gaithersburg. It’s a great place to live,” said Gaithersburg Mayor Jud Ashman. “With a vibrant and growing dining and entertainment scene, an active biotechnology and information technology community, and housing options that range from urban lifestyle apartments and condos to new urban neighborhoods perfect raising a family, all right next door to the nation’s capital, Gaithersburg is an ideal place to start the next phase of a young college graduate’s life.”

You can review the full report, here.

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