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Here Are The 10 Best Towns In Missouri To Raise A Family

Missouri is overall a great place to raise a family with its charming small towns and cultured larger cities. When Niche.com released their “best of rankings” in 2015, the following towns made the top 10 for being the best places in Missouri to raise a family. The towns were ranked based on factors like crime rates, high school graduation percentage, access to amenities and recreation, and the cost of living and childcare. A high ranking in this area would indicate that the town would tend to attract young families with good schools and a safe community.

Note: For purposes of this article, “towns” excludes suburbs and cities with over 100,000 residents.

Did your town make the list? Do you agree with the findings? We would love to hear from you!

Stephanie Butler
A native Midwesterner with a love for family, friends, and learning new things. In second-stage of career life, this former college instructor enjoys contributing to OIYS, blogging, reading, and spending time with her kids.