Wednesday, February 1, 2017

Home, Sweet Home! 2017’s Best States to Raise a Family in the Northeast

Thinking about starting a family or moving to the Northeast? The communities we choose to live in as we raise children are arguably the most important, as they tend to be some of the places we live the longest.

The Northeast currently holds 50% of the top 10 Best States to Raise a Family, by WalletHub. WalletHub’s data team compared all 50 states and the District of Columbia based on 40 key indicators of family-friendliness across five key dimensions:  Family Fun, Health & Safety, Education & Child Care, Affordability, and Socioeconomics. Their data set ranged from “median family salary” to “housing affordability” to “unemployment rate.”

Not only is the Northeast a great area of the country to live and raise a family, but these states offer many perks, including affordable housing, good schools, flourishing job markets, low child care costs, and boast some of the highest median salaries.


Read more about the overall rankings here and learn about why the Northeast boasts a great quality of life, and browse our open positions here.

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