The Top 10 Housing Markets for Millennials

The NAR report examined housing affordability, inventory, employment conditions during COVID-19 as well as how many Millennials lived in the area. The areas making the list received top marks for great affordability, more inventory, lots of Millennials and fewer businesses that were negatively impacted by COVID-19. Here are the top ten markets identified as having the most favorable conditions for millennial homebuyers during COVID-19. In alphabetical order:


Austin-Round Rock, Texas

Dallas-Fort Worth-Arlington, Texas

Des Moines-West Des Moines, Iowa

Durham-Chapel Hill-Raleigh, North Carolina

Houston-The Woodlands, Texas

Indianapolis-Carmel-Anderson, Indiana

Omaha, Nebraska/Council Bluffs, Iowa

Phoenix-Mesa-Scottsdale, Arizona

Portland, Oregon/Vancouver, Washington

Salt Lake City, Utah