Moving to a new state is exciting, but there are so many things to do and consider. Some people get to know more about the culture of the city, other people want just to be closer to their relatives or friends. Either way, moving to a new city always suggests new opportunities for the whole family.
According to a survey by Coldwell Banker Real Estate, an interesting fact is that 70% of Generation X parents, and about 79% of millennial parents stated that a decision to buy a new house was based mostly on children’s needs.
This is a common thing for parents to provide the best conditions for their kids.
If you are now considering moving to a new place, here are family-friendly cities to choose from.
Richmond in Virginia has been called as one of the nation’s best cities by Parenting magazine. A wide range of educational offerings has been mostly considered. There are popular groundbreaking private schools in the city. In fact, a list of the Best Schools in the US contains three institutions in this city. Of course, you will also find a variety of places for children to continue and expand their education (such as the Visual Arts Center of Richmond).
The cost of living might be high in Rockville compared to other cities, yet families get all the benefits of an indeed a connected community. One of the main benefits of the city is the low crime rate (1,65 cases per 1,000 residents). Livability has added Rockville to several lists indicating the growing percentage of school-aged children. The attractions of the city are truly mesmerizing. It will just suffice to mention the family-friendly Town Square and the huge Montgomery County Library.
The list of the best places for families has been updated each year, and every sector of life is considered (from crime rates to population diversity). According to this list, Devon takes the first position in 2016. Niche.com gave the city highest marks in number of family amenities and quality public schools (for information, data from the Census Bureau, FBI, and Bureau of Labor statistics has been taken into account). Children at the age of under 14 make up about 28% of the population, and about 84% of the student population pursues a post-secondary education.
In order to have a list of the best American cities, TheStreet combined information from several sources, such as WalletHub and the Census Bureau of the US. Fremont took the highest ranks in overall safety and health, as well as the socioeconomic environment (the average household income is about $101,000). Fermont belongs to top 5 cities, which have the lowest crime rate. This is the city where family values are first in line.
Of course, it does not matter where you decide to live. You still need to entrust your move to an effective and highly referenced moving company. Atlantic Group USA will assist you with planning your move, while you can spend more quality time with your family and build new plans together.