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Top 5 Places To Raise A Family Forbes 2010

Paul Banas
Author Paul Banas
Submitted 08-06-2010

Forbes has the top ten list.

No. 1: Des Moines-West Des Moines, Iowa
Cost-of-Living Rank: 21
Crime Rate Rank: 28
Commuting Rank: 3
Household Income Rank: 32
Home Ownership Rank: 8
Homeowner Costs Rank: 26
Education Rank: 4

No. 2: Harrisburg-Carlisle, Pa.
Cost-of-Living Rank: 24
Crime Rate Rank: 10
Commuting Rank: 26
Household Income Rank: 40
Home Ownership Rank: 25
Homeowner Costs Rank: 15
Education Rank: 25

No. 3: Rochester, N.Y.
Cost-of-Living Rank: 6
Crime Rate Rank: 18
Commuting Rank: 6
Household Income Rank: 57
Home Ownership Rank: 28
Homeowner Costs Rank: 40
Education Rank: 20

No. 4: Syracuse, N.Y.
Cost-of-Living Rank: 11
Crime Rate Rank: 13
Commuting Rank: 9
Household Income Rank: 72
Home Ownership Rank: 47
Homeowner Costs Rank: 20
Education Rank: 6

No. 5: Provo-Orem, Utah
Cost-of-Living Rank: 34
Crime Rate Rank: 6
Commuting Rank: 44
Household Income Rank: 28
Home Ownership Rank: 16
Homeowner Costs Rank: 52
Education Rank: 1

[From America’s Best Places To Raise A Family 2010 – Yahoo! Real Estate]