Top 10 Happiest Cities for Young Professionals

This list is based on analysis by CareerBliss.com of 45,000 employee generated reviews between April 2012 and March 2013.

And the #1 city for young professionals is...

#1 San Jose, California!

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Top 10 Cities for Freelancers

To compile this list, Zen99, a company that provides insurance and tax tools to freelancers, compared cities based on the cost of health insurance and housing, percentage of self-employed, unemployment rate, and tax rates.

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And the number one city for freelancers is…

#1 Los Angeles, California

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Top 10 Most Dangerous Cities

This list is based on FBI crime stats for cities with a population of 100,000 or higher, rates of violent and property crimes, the number of sex offenders per capita, and the Institute for Economics & Peace's "peace index," which examines "the absence of violence."

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And the number one most dangerous city is...

#1 St. Louis, Missouri

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Top 10 Cities for Sales Jobs

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Image via LinkedIn

And the number one city for growth is…

#1 San Jose, California

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10 Best Cities for Dive Bars

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Image via Lindsey McClave

And the #1 city for dive bars is...

#1 Louisville, Kentucky

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