Are these the best Cincinnati neighborhoods for millennials?

Researchers with crunched some numbers and came up with the best neighborhoods for young professionals. Their results may surprise you.

Jun 11, 2018 at 10:42 am

click to enlarge Vine Street in OTR - Photo: Hailey Bollinger
Photo: Hailey Bollinger
Vine Street in OTR

What are the best Cincinnati neighborhoods for millennials? The answers that quality of life website Niche.come dug up might surprise you. Researchers with the website crunched some numbers on neighborhoods across the country, measuring the amount of people who have college degrees; the percentage of residents 25-34; the all-important proximity of coffee shops, restaurants and bars; economic and ethnic diversity; crime levels and how safe the neighborhood is; and how easy it is to walk to everyday destinations.

Cincinnati’s list has some of the expected neighborhoods right up at the top, but there were some places you might not think of as havens for the young and hip in here, too. Here’s the list Niche came up with so you can go exploring (or argue about it online):

1.    Mount Adams

2.     Downtown

3.     Hyde Park

4.     East Walnut Hills

5.     Mount Auburn

6.     Columbia Tusculum

7.     Pendleton

8.     Over-the-Rhine

9.     Oakley

10. Clifton-University Heights-Fairview

11. Mount Lookout

12. East End

13. Clifton

14. Corryville

15. Walnut Hills

16. Northside

17. Pleasant Ridge

18. Madisonville

19. West End

20. Avondale