Round Rock ranks No. 13 on “Best Cities to Raise a Family” list

Ranking based on schools, safety, affordability, and family-friendly amenities

Quality schools, fun events, and plenty of opportunities to enjoy the outdoors are just a few reasons Round Rock is a great community to raise kids, and data used in a recent study proves that we’re among the top family-friendly communities in the nation.

Niche, an organization dedicated to “providing students, families, and professionals with deep insight into big life decisions,” has ranked our community No. 13 on their recent list of the 2018 “Best Cities to Raise a Family.”

The rankings took into account the quality of Round Rock’s public school system and also factored in affordability, safety, outdoor activities and more.

Other Texas cities to make the top 20 include The Woodlands (2), Plano (3) and Richardson (9).

  1. Naperville, IL
  2. The Woodlands, TX
  3. Plano, TX
  4. Ann Arbor, MI
  5. Arlington, VA
  6. Overland Park, KS
  7. Irvine, CA
  8. Columbia, MD
  9. Richardson, TX
  10. Bellevue, WA
  11. Cambridge, MA
  12. Berkeley, CA
  13. Round Rock, TX
  14. Rochester, MN
  15. Boulder, CO
  16. Sunnyvale, CA
  17. Madison, WI
  18. Raleigh, NC
  19. Carlsbad, CA
  20. Fort Collins, CO

More details on ranking methodology can be found online here:

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