Family-Friendly States of 2023: The Top 25 Places to Put Down Roots


Are you tired of dealing with the hustle and bustle of city life and considering a move to a more family-friendly location?

Look no further! WalletHub has done the work for you.

They evaluated the 50 states based on 51 important factors that are crucial for a family-friendly environment.

From great schools to affordable housing, these states have it all. But beware, reading this article may cause spontaneous road trips and real estate browsing.

So grab your map, sharpen your pencil and let’s dive into the best places to put down roots and raise a family in 2023. Here are the top 25 of the list.


Top of WalletHub’s list is Massachusetts. Are the suburbs or rural living too quiet, but living in a big city not quite ideal either?


Bored of your current state? Want to spice things up with a new adventure? Minnesota is calling your name!

With its beautiful lakes, friendly locals and delicious food, this state has something for everyone. The state scored the second highest overall after Massachusetts.

New York

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