Florida Counties That Are Best To Raise A Family In
A list of the Florida counties that are best to raise a family in is out. The list comes from Stacker who actually use data from Niche. Niche is a site that claims they are, “the market leader in connecting colleges and schools with students and families.” The way they came up with the list is they rank counties based on a variety of factor factors, including cost of living, schools, healthcare, recreation and weather. The number one county in Florida is Seminole County which is on just outside of Orlando. Oviedo is the big city that’s in Seminole County.
In the Tampa Bay area, counties that were ranked high are Hillsborough County, which came in at #3 on the list. Sarasota County came in #11 on the list. Pasco county is #17 and Pinellas County is right after Pasco coming in at #18. Manatee County comes in #26 on the list of Florida counties that are best to raise a family in.
Hillsborough County’s Top Schools and Places To Live
In Hillsborough County the median home value is $251,200. Additionally, the median rent is $1,259. The top public schools are: Plant High School, Steinbrenner High School and Strawberry Crest High School. Top private schools are: Berkeley Preparatory School, Tampa Preparatory School and Carrollwood Day School. Finally, the top places to live are: Hyde Park – Spanishtown Creek, Harbour Island and Beach Park.
Below is a list of the top 10 Florida counties.
- Seminole County
- St. Johns County
- Hillsborough County
- Orange County
- Leon County
- Clay County
- Alachua County
- Brevard County
- Okaloosa County
- Duval County
The #1 County In America
Niche also team up with the best county for families in America and that is Forsyth County in Georgia. There isn’t one Florida county in the top 25 on the list of best in America. In fact, the first Florida county on the list is Seminole County which comes in #52 in the United States. So, the #1 county in Florida for raising a family isn’t even in the Top 50 in America.