Raising a family is an exciting endeavor, and moving can be a component of that endeavor. That said, location can have a major effect on families' qualities of life.
Personal finance website WalletHub analyzed the 150 most populated American cities using 41 metrics to determine the best places to raise a family. The metrics were spread across the categories of family fun, health and safety, education and child care, affordability and socioeconomics.
Out of the top 25 cities to Raise a Family...
Raleigh, N.C. is #22.
Raleigh is more than a blossoming Southern metropolis—you'll feel enriched and energized the instant you meet the smart, savvy locals. Raleigh’s bright minds head top-tier technology, education and life science institutions; its artists create a bevy of cultural and culinary touchstones; and its storytellers proudly carry on the collective heritage of a rich, historic capital city.