Raise Your Family Here
Where are the best places in Texas to raise a family? The suburbs of Austin, Dallas-Fort Worth, and Houston, it appears.
Niche, a website that aggregates reviews about neighborhoods and schools, determined the Lone Star hot spots by looking at a variety of family-friendly factors, such as public schools, cost of living, family amenities, and real estate.
A number of lauded Dallas-Fort Worth suburbs populate the top 10, including Aledo, at No. 6. Fort Worth's popular neighbor scores a stellar A-plus for its revered public schools and receives A-minuses for family amenities and real estate.
Austin suburbs West Lake Hills and Rollingwood take the No. 1 and No. 2 spots, followed by Murphy, Allen, and Frisco. Coppell comes in at No. 7, and University Park ranks No. 10. Fulshear and Cinco Ranch, both by Houston, claim Nos. 8 and 9.
On a national scale, West Lake Hills is the 13th best place to raise your kids, and next-door neighbor Rollingwood ranks No. 24. Murphy, Allen, and Frisco also appear in the top 50.
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