Niche’s 2023 List of the Best Places to Raise a Family Statewide

🌟 Exciting News for Virginia Residents! πŸ‘πŸ“š


Ever wondered why Virginia is such a hot spot for new residents? According to a recent article by Niche, strong school systems, quality housing, and a commitment to safety top the list of reasons why people are flocking to the Commonwealth! πŸŽ‰πŸ‘

πŸ† Drumroll, please! The top 50 BEST places to live in Virginia are overwhelmingly in the Northern Virginia counties, with Arlington claiming about half of those coveted spots. πŸŒ†πŸ’™

What’s the secret sauce? Well, it turns out it’s a combination of fantastic schools, thriving job opportunities, proximity to both the seashore and mountains, a plethora of things to do, and, of course, the enchanting seasons that grace the state! πŸ‚πŸžοΈ AND this is why I personally called Virginia Home and love sharing it with others!

Sure, the cost of living and traffic can add a dash of challenge to life in the Commonwealth, but hey, there are degrees of goodness, right? πŸ˜‰πŸš— Just stay off the 95’s, there are other routes with better views!

But wait, there’s more! πŸŽ‰ Curious to know which community ranks where on the 2023 Best Places to Raise a Family in Virginia list? The education wizards at Niche have crunched the numbers to give us the inside scoop! 🧠🏠


Read all about it and discover the perfect spot to raise your family in the heart of Virginia! πŸ’–πŸ‘¨β€πŸ‘©β€πŸ‘§β€πŸ‘¦


Here is the Top 50 Best Places to Raise a Family Statewide:

  1. Broadlands
  2. Dominion Hills, Neighborhood in Arlington, VA
  3. South Riding
  4. Donaldson Run in Arlington
  5. Waycroft/Woodlawn, Neighborhood in Arlington
  6. Colonial Village, Neighborhood in Arlington
  7. Brambleton
  8. Bluemont, Neighborhood in Arlington
  9. Franklin Farm
  10. Wakefield
  11. Wyndham
  12. Mantua
  13. McLean
  14. Cherrydale, Neighborhood in Arlington
  15. Arlington/East Falls Church
  16. Stone Ridge
  17. Maywood, Neighborhood in Arlington
  18. Loudoun Valley Estates
  19. Oakton
  20. Short Pump
  21. Old Dominion, Neighborhood in Arlington
  22. Madison Manor, Neighborhood in Arlington
  23. Westover Village, Neighborhood in Arlington
  24. Dunn Loring
  25. Long Branch
  26. Arlington Forest, Neighborhood in Arlington
  27. Highland Park/Overlee Knolls, Neighborhood in Arlington
  28. Highview Park, Neighborhood in Arlington
  29. Woodmont, Neighborhood in Arlington
  30. Belmont
  31. Innsbrook
  32. Waverly Hills, Neighborhood in Arlington
  33. Williamsburg, Neighborhood in Arlington
  34. Radnor/Fort Myer Heights, Neighborhood in Arlington
  35. Arlington
  36. Albemarle Glebe, Neighborhood in Arlington
  37. Tara/Leeway Heights, Neighborhood in Arlington
  38. North Highland, Neighborhood in Arlington
  39. Ballston/Virginia Square, Neighborhood in Arlington
  40. Boulevard Manor, Neighborhood in Arlington
  41. Yorktown, Neighborhood in Arlington
  42. Vienna
  43. North Rosslyn, Neighborhood in Arlington
  44. Great Falls
  45. Arlington Heights, Neighborhood in Arlington
  46. Cascades
  47. Wolf Trap
  48. Leeway, Neighborhood in Arlington
  49. Arlington View, Neighborhood in Arlington
  50. Lyon Village, Neighborhood in Arlington


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