Economics/Class Relations

25 Best Places to Live for Families

By Shontel Alyson, Fortune

October 1, 2022

A NOTE FROM OUR EDITOR-IN-CHIEF ALYSON SHONTELL

Nearly half of Americans are stuck in the middle—caring for their own children along with their aging parents.

 

Members of this so-called “sandwich generation” are shouldering greater financial burdens and bearing the emotional and physical stress that comes with taking care of two generations while taking care of themselves.

 

The right community can make all the difference for multigenerational households, hometowns where each generation can access and foster the resources and relationships they need. This week, we launched our inaugural Top 25 Best Places to Live for Families to help families find the best areas to call home.

 

Fortune analyzed hundreds of thousands of data points across nearly 2,000 cities in the U.S., considering education, general wellness, livability, housing affordability, and access to quality health care.

 

See if your community made it on our Top 25 Best Places to Live for Families, below.

25 Best Places to Live for Families

 

About 45% of Americans are being squeezed by simultaneous responsibilities of raising their children while regularly caring for their own parents. Find the communities that provide the right mix of resources to meet the needs of multigenerational families.

BY FORTUNE EDITORS

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