Forbes names Raleigh No. 1 city in US for attracting families

Raleigh is the No. 1 city in the U.S. for attracting families, according to a recent analysis by Forbes.

The rankings are based on demographic data on the increase in the number of children aged 5 to 14 and the number of children aged 5-14 per capita.

“We picked this age range because it encompasses when parents often move due to such issues as school quality, the cost of housing and long-term economic security,” Forbes says.

The top 10 “Baby Boomtowns” are as follows:

  1. Raleigh
  2. Austin
  3. Las Vegas
  4. Charlotte
  5. Phoenix
  6. Dallas-Fort Worth
  7. Atlanta
  8. Houston
  9. Nashville
  10. Orlando

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