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2022 Best Places to Raise a Family in Tennessee

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  1. #1 Best Places to Raise a Family in Tennessee.

    Brentwood

    Suburb of Nashville, TN,

    138 Niche users give it an average review of 4.2 stars.

    Featured Review: Current Resident says Have lived here for eight years. Brentwood is a beautiful community with lots of green space, however residential and commercial building is skyrocketing quickly resulting in massive traffic issues....

    Read 138 reviews.

    Overall Niche Grade: A+,

    Population: 42,700,

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  2. #2 Best Places to Raise a Family in Tennessee.

    Nolensville

    Suburb of Nashville, TN,

    45 Niche users give it an average review of 3.9 stars.

    Featured Review: Current Resident says Nolensville is apart of the Williamson County School District. The prices of houses in Nolensville have skyrocketed. It is not cheap to live in this area, but if you do decide to move here, there are....

    Read 45 reviews.

    Overall Niche Grade: A+,

    Population: 9,221,

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  3. #3 Best Places to Raise a Family in Tennessee.

    Farragut

    Suburb of Knoxville, TN,

    85 Niche users give it an average review of 3.9 stars.

    Featured Review: Current Resident says Farragut is a beautiful community. There are walking paths all round the town to encourage you to get outdoor and move your body, which I love! There are also all the amenities you could ever want....

    Read 85 reviews.

    Overall Niche Grade: A+,

    Population: 23,110,

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  4. #4 Best Places to Raise a Family in Tennessee.

    Thompson's Station

    Town in Tennessee,

    28 Niche users give it an average review of 3.8 stars.

    Featured Review: Current Resident says Thompson's Station is one of the last unspoiled places in middle Tennessee. Local leaders and residents established a plan to preserve parks, farm and ranch land. While developers have been able to....

    Read 28 reviews.

    Overall Niche Grade: A,

    Population: 6,116,

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  5. #5 Best Places to Raise a Family in Tennessee.

    Franklin

    Town in Tennessee,

    243 Niche users give it an average review of 4.3 stars.

    Featured Review: Current Resident says It is a beautiful, little Southern town overbrimming with charm and fun! There are a plethora of family-friendly activities happening year-round. We have festivals ranging from Pumpkin fest in the....

    Read 243 reviews.

    Overall Niche Grade: A+,

    Population: 80,675,

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  6. #6 Best Places to Raise a Family in Tennessee.

    Signal Mountain

    Suburb of Chattanooga, TN,

    25 Niche users give it an average review of 3.8 stars.

    Featured Review: Current Resident says Signal Mountain is a great little community. Low crime, great schools. The reviews that talk about how safe it is but then complain about the lack of diversity or how conservative it is are...Is there night life? Nope. Go to Chattanooga for the night life. Why would you want it here? I say 5 stars for the "night life", which means black sky, lots of stars, and peace and quiet.The out of state guy complaining about the "crap housing" because of the prices...well guess who drove them up? All the out of state folks moving here BECAUSE of the schools and the community. I'm...Folks flooding Tennessee and Chattanooga in general have driven up housing prices. There's a reason they're moving here. In fact, I want to change my review of Signal. It's terrible. Stay away. No, really!.

    Read 25 reviews.

    Overall Niche Grade: A+,

    Population: 8,574,

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  7. #7 Best Places to Raise a Family in Tennessee.

    Germantown

    Suburb of Memphis, TN,

    82 Niche users give it an average review of 4.4 stars.

    Featured Review: Current Resident says A pretty good place to live in, especially when you're raising children. The environment is family-friendly and it's safe..

    Read 82 reviews.

    Overall Niche Grade: A+,

    Population: 39,196,

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  8. #8 Best Places to Raise a Family in Tennessee.

    Lookout Mountain

    Suburb of Chattanooga, TN,

    3 Niche users give it an average review of 4.3 stars.

    Featured Review: Current Resident says Great place to raise a family. Really nice outdoor spaces and friendly neighbors. You feel safe walking around any time of the day. All of the public spaces are very well maintained. It’s also a very....

    Read 3 reviews.

    Overall Niche Grade: A,

    Population: 2,013,

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  9. #9 Best Places to Raise a Family in Tennessee.

    Fairmount

    Suburb of Chattanooga, TN,

    3 Niche users give it an average review of 4.3 stars.

    Featured Review: Niche User says Signal mountain has a great sense of community and is a safe place for families. However, there is not much diversity..

    Read 3 reviews.

    Overall Niche Grade: A,

    Population: 1,467,

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  10. #10 Best Places to Raise a Family in Tennessee.

    Walden

    Suburb of Chattanooga, TN,

    1 Niche users give it an average review of 4 stars.

    Featured Review: Niche User says I moved here when I was a kid, so I didn't have much say in it. But I absolutely loved it! Great schools, small town, but closed to bigger town if needed..

    Read 1 reviews.

    Overall Niche Grade: A,

    Population: 1,841,

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  11. #11 Best Places to Raise a Family in Tennessee.

    Mount Juliet

    Suburb of Nashville, TN,

    137 Niche users give it an average review of 4.3 stars.

    Featured Review: Current Resident says Mt Juliet is great! It's kind of small but growing. It's safe and not too expensive, and not super far from Nashville. We have an awesome outdoor mall, Providence. The traffic sucks lol..

    Read 137 reviews.

    Overall Niche Grade: A,

    Population: 35,834,

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  12. #12 Best Places to Raise a Family in Tennessee.

    Oak Ridge

    Suburb of Knoxville, TN,

    80 Niche users give it an average review of 3.9 stars.

    Featured Review: Current Resident says The town is very safe and welcoming, with it having a national laboratory and being a big science town, Oak Ridge is fairly diverse. There are sidewalks and bike lanes throughout the entire city....

    Read 80 reviews.

    Overall Niche Grade: A,

    Population: 29,124,

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  13. #13 Best Places to Raise a Family in Tennessee.

    Oak Hill

    Suburb of Nashville, TN,

    2 Niche users give it an average review of 3 stars.

    Featured Review: Nearby Resident says Oak hill is just down the road from my current residence. This area of Nashville is outstanding. The neighbors are friendly and the the schools are amazing. There could be a bit of heavy traffic flow....

    Read 2 reviews.

    Overall Niche Grade: A,

    Population: 4,536,

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  14. #14 Best Places to Raise a Family in Tennessee.

    Collierville

    Suburb of Memphis, TN,

    171 Niche users give it an average review of 4 stars.

    Featured Review: Current Resident says Collierville, Tennessee is a great family-friendly town with lots of opportunity for fun and growth! It is a great alternative for people who want to live near the Memphis area, but don't want any of....

    Read 171 reviews.

    Overall Niche Grade: A,

    Population: 50,596,

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  15. #15 Best Places to Raise a Family in Tennessee.

    Maryville

    Suburb of Knoxville, TN,

    135 Niche users give it an average review of 4.1 stars.

    Featured Review: Former Resident says Maryville was a very small town but over the last few years it has experienced a huge increase in people and businesses, which has not slowed down. Maryville has many places to go and have amazing....

    Read 135 reviews.

    Overall Niche Grade: A,

    Population: 29,325,

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  16. #16 Best Places to Raise a Family in Tennessee.

    Green Hill

    Suburb of Nashville, TN,

    18 Niche users give it an average review of 4.2 stars.

    Featured Review: Current Resident says I absolutely love the area we live in! Greenhill is the area between Hermitage and Mount Juliet off of Lebanon Road in Tn. We sit in a position where we fall in Wilson County lines, however, the half....

    Read 18 reviews.

    Overall Niche Grade: A minus,

    Population: 7,308,

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  17. #17 Best Places to Raise a Family in Tennessee.

    Hope Gardens

    Neighborhood in Nashville, TN,

    1 Niche users give it an average review of 5 stars.

    Featured Review: Current Resident says My family and I have lived in this neighborhood since 2008. We love the central location, proximity to Farmers Market and most importantly the awesome and low key neighbors. And we just got a Publix....

    Read 1 reviews.

    Overall Niche Grade: A+,

    Population: 565,

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  18. #18 Best Places to Raise a Family in Tennessee.

    Lakeland

    Suburb of Memphis, TN,

    19 Niche users give it an average review of 4.2 stars.

    Featured Review: Current Resident says It’s a suburb for sure, so you can’t so much expect raging nightlife and tons of large businesses headquartered here. But it’s gorgeous, friendly, has great schools, affordable housing, and always....

    Read 19 reviews.

    Overall Niche Grade: A,

    Population: 12,644,

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  19. #19 Best Places to Raise a Family in Tennessee.

    Forest Hills

    Suburb of Nashville, TN,

    Overall Niche Grade: A,

    Population: 4,868,

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  20. #20 Best Places to Raise a Family in Tennessee.

    Elliston Place

    Neighborhood in Nashville, TN,

    Overall Niche Grade: A+,

    Population: 1,527,

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  21. #21 Best Places to Raise a Family in Tennessee.

    Spring Hill

    Town in Tennessee,

    145 Niche users give it an average review of 3.9 stars.

    Featured Review: Current Resident says Have you ever driven through a small southern town and admired the horses and fields? My name is Elizabeth Morgan and I live in one of those towns- Spring Hill, Tennessee. There are many things I...Since I moved here last August, I have found that not only are the residents of Spring Hill polite, they are also kind and hospitable. These people are willing to help give directions to just about...Another thing I love about Spring Hill is the security of the area. Every time I leave the house, I pass at least one cop car. All the police officers and firefighters in the area are extremely good...In conclusion, Spring Hill is an amazing place, especially for raising a family..

    Read 145 reviews.

    Overall Niche Grade: A minus,

    Population: 41,797,

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  22. #22 Best Places to Raise a Family in Tennessee.

    Johnson City

    Town in Tennessee,

    244 Niche users give it an average review of 3.8 stars.

    Featured Review: Current Resident says This city has been my home for all my life and the closer I get to moving out for college the more I realize I'm going to miss it here. At first I was wanting to move somewhere far away but now I....

    Read 244 reviews.

    Overall Niche Grade: A,

    Population: 66,934,

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  23. #23 Best Places to Raise a Family in Tennessee.

    Music Row

    Neighborhood in Nashville, TN,

    11 Niche users give it an average review of 3.4 stars.

    Featured Review: Visitor says Entertainment was awesome. Musician well established, experienced, and knowledgeable! The live music in this area was incredible..

    Read 11 reviews.

    Overall Niche Grade: A+,

    Population: 2,765,

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  24. #24 Best Places to Raise a Family in Tennessee.

    Collegedale

    Suburb of Chattanooga, TN,

    18 Niche users give it an average review of 4.2 stars.

    Featured Review: Current Resident says This small town on the edge of a relatively large city (Chattanooga), is the perfect combination of quiet with a lot going on. It's a college town like few other college towns. The local university....

    Read 18 reviews.

    Overall Niche Grade: A,

    Population: 11,402,

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  25. #25 Best Places to Raise a Family in Tennessee.

    Hendersonville

    Suburb of Nashville, TN,

    161 Niche users give it an average review of 4 stars.

    Featured Review: Current Resident says I love this city! This town is quickly growing and already quite large in size. This hospitable town is very polite and caring. The southern charm is shown through different small shops opened by....

    Read 161 reviews.

    Overall Niche Grade: A minus,

    Population: 57,888,

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