There are many places in America that are super for raising a family. Therefore, if you are thinking about moving, it can be very difficult to decide on your new location. Consider these locations before you start saying your goodbyes and packing your boxes to move your family to a new location.
Orange County, California
There are many great reasons that you may want to consider moving to Orange County homes. Whether in Anaheim, Dana Point, or Laguna Niguel, you’re faced with the prospect of approximately 278 days of sunshine annually. This makes Orange County a great place to enjoy outdoor activities, and it offers over 42 miles of beaches perfect for suntanning. South Coast Plaza is the largest shopping mall on the West Coast. Numerous theme parks including Disneyland makes it easy to find something to do with the family. The crime rate is extremely low while there are outstanding educational opportunities at all levels making it the perfect place for homesteading.
Located just 30 minutes from Minneapolis and St. Paul, Chanhassen has outstanding public schools with low student-teacher ratios. The Mall of America’s fantastic shopping is within 30 minutes of this friendly suburb. Large safe parks make a great place for children to play. Friendly people truly celebrate good times together and work together to survive hardships. The winters can get bitter cold, but the cozy homes make for warm refuge provided the heat is working and beds are covered with those extra-thick Designer Living clearance comforters seen in interior design magazines.
If you want your children to grow up with an appreciation of the arts, then consider moving to the colonial town of Longmeadow, Massachusetts, where the high school band has performed for numerous Grammy Award programs. School choruses are always top contenders in national music teacher competitions. Most properties back up to a wooded ravine area offer plenty of open space for everyone to play. Most people who live in this community of about 17,000 people take an active role in caring for the environment.
People in Leawood, Kansas, make over 150 percent more money than the average person living in Kansas. There is almost no unemployment in this lively community, and there are plenty of chances for newcomers to find jobs quickly. Many of the approximately 32,000 residents commute to nearby Kansas City for employment. This community is home to the largest United Methodist church in the United States. Antioch Park gives anglers plenty of opportunities to catch fish while children play on the playground there. The wetlands trail at Prairiefire is a favorite running trail of local residents.
Murphy is one of the fastest growing communities in the nation for many very good reasons. The school system is one of the highest rated in the nation. The schools have many innovative programs to welcome interaction between home and school greatly benefiting children. While the cost of buying a home in Murphy is higher than many areas of the state, most families also make above average wages. The crime rate is extremely low.
South Riding, Virginia
The 10th most educated county in the United States is Loudoun County where South Riding is located. Over 49 percent of the people living in this suburb of Washington D.C. have children under five. While there is little nightlife in the community, there is plenty of activities for families to do. This community is also one of the richest in the nation with many people commuting to high-paying jobs in Washington D.C.
It can be very difficult to choose the best places to raise a family because there are so many great choices in the United States. Use this list to find the one most closely matching your needs.
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