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 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.

We’re aware that these uncertain times are limiting many aspects of life as we all practice social and physical distancing. While we’re continuing to feature destinations that make our state wonderful, we don’t expect or encourage you to go check them out immediately. We believe that supporting local attractions is important now more than ever and we hope our articles inspire your future adventures! And on that note, please nominate your favorite local business that could use some love right now:

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