What are the Best States to Raise Your Kids?


With the start of the new year, many people are considering relocating by finding the right location for their families where they can safely raise their kids. Of course, not all the states are the same, the amenities, the living standards, education system, crime rate, and everything is different in different states. When relocating with kids and family, one needs to consider a lot of things. So, before you get to know how much it costs to move out of state, it is better to decide on a perfect state to relocate to.

Although deciding the perfect state will completely be dependent on your choices for some, lower income taxes and low living cost is important while for others, the education system is their priority. Here, this guide will let you know the states that are great in offering a quality environment to raise your kids there. Check out these: 


The state comes in the top five when it comes to health and safety. Also, the highest median income per family is $93,584. Although the average salary here is low but at the same time the living cost is also minimal which makes it a perfect place that you can consider relocating. Rest of the amenities usually needed by families with kids are great.


It offers a welcoming atmosphere because the residents are welcoming to new people. The top quality of education is one of the biggest advantages of this place. While the state is small and is located at a beautiful coastline making it enjoyable for residents to live here but still the affordability of it will surprise you to no end. The public education system has a success record. When it comes to health care and safety, the place is no less and has amazing healthcare facilities. As placed on the coastline, it has many attractions that one can enjoy along with the family. 

New Hampshire 

Though most people don’t consider it a place to start their life journey this is a secret state perfect for any family to start over a new life. Here not just all the required amenities are available but also there are a lot of things that one can explore and enjoy along with your family members and kids. There are 27.3% of households living with their kids. 

New Jersey 

Though family-friendly is not the first word that comes to mind when thinking about the state but it is because the reason that the state has a lot to offer to its residents. The state comes under the top 10 states when considering the four main things such as the healthcare facilities, broadband connection, education system, and the crime rate. Every guardian presence out there focuses on these things at first when considering living for their kids. Though the state has a limitation that the overall living cost is very high here. 

New York 

No doubt, New York City is a dream city for many to live in. This is because of the innumerable number of amenities and facilities available there. The biggest disadvantage of it is its living cost even the rental of the studio apartments is sky-high. Rest everything is just perfect from higher education to the health care facilities and so on. 


The state comes as one of the best considering the safety index of any family. Luckily, people don’t need to face any kind of natural disaster even when there is a longer period of snowfall. Many people make it their home because its offered safety to its residents. Though everything present here is great to raise kids still the place has a low number of families who have kids present in their homes. 

Wrapping it all up!!!

For many parents, the safety of their kids is their prime concern while for others education facility is their first priority so the chosen states will also be different by different people. The list is based on the factors such as safety and happiness along with the living standard of the people. Of course, there are not one sized fits all situation for every family because the needs are different and the demands of the kids might make a major difference in making choice. 

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About the Author: Barry Lachey

Barry Lachey is a Professional Editor at Zobuz. Previously He has also worked for Moxly Sports and Network Resources "Joe Joe." he is a graduate of the Kings College at the University of Thames Valley London. You can reach Barry via email or by phone.


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