Ask around and you’ll discover that a sizeable chunk of New York City’s millennial population flocked here from other states, hoping to take advantage of the career opportunities that the sprawling metro area has to offer.

They’re also willing to spend more than they should to stay.

According to a new report from StreetEast, millennials are more likely than any other generation to exceed their budget when it comes to N.Y.C. housing.

The market is “expensive, fast-moving and highly competitive,”…