Thursday, 15 February 2018 12:35

Town of Cary is #3 On List of Best Places to Raise a Family in NC

Citing an incredible public school system, and placing them tied for the highest overall possible grade in their in depth analysis of all municipalities state wide, the team of experts at placed the town of Cary once again in the top 5 among 100 North Carolina cities analyzed in ranking the 2018 Best Places to Raise a Family in NC.

"The 2018 Best Places to Raise a Family ranking provides a comprehensive assessment of key factors that are meaningful for families at the place level," was the explanation of the system used by Niche in ranking the Best Places to Raise a Family in NC. The explanation continued, "This grade takes into account key factors, the quality of local schools, safety, affordability, and access to family amenities, in an attempt to measure the appeal of an area for families."

Maybe the most accurate description of Knightdale's lofty ranking among the 2018 Best Places to Raise a Family in NC rankings was voiced by a resident, who was one of 35 community members who weighed in with their comments about the town on, saying, "Cary is a GREAT place to live especially if you have kids. The schools are fantastic. It's near RTP which is a plus if you're in need of a job. The diversity is amazing. We have a lot of people coming in from different countries as well as many first generation families. It's also near a lot of technology companies, which again is a plus if you're looking for a job or wanting to go into that field. The only downside of Cary would be that you really need a car. It's not a very walkable area. Many establishments are spread out. Speaking of establishments, major hangout spots include Park West Village and Parkside Commons. Keep in mind that many of the residents of Cary are part of the upper-middle class. If someone comes of as pretentious they are most likely not meaning to. Cary citizens really do have your best interest at heart."

Cary not only was listed as one of the number 3 overall town among Best Places to Live in NC by Niche, but they also received the highest overall grade the website gives out, an "A-Plus," with great public schools, high resident education levels, and a low unemployment rate noted as some of the factors behind the grade., which was founded in 2002 by Carnegie Mellon University students has grown from humble beginnings to become one of the largest content startups in the country, researching and providing reviews, insight, and studies that result in content to aid in major life decisions such as the Best Places to Raise a Family in NC rankings.

To view the entire listing of the 2018 Best Places to Raise a Family in North Carolina as well as detailed statistics on the Town of Cary accumulated in their in depth research aimed at helping families and individual find the best choices in location, schools, and many other aspects of life, visit