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  1. #1 Best Suburbs to Raise a Family in Detroit Area.

    Huntington Woods

    Suburb of Detroit, MI,

    21 Niche users give it an average review of 4.5 stars.

    Featured Review: Current Resident says Huntington Woods is a welcoming community of caring neighbors. The community facilities are excellent. There is also an excellent range of services and community activities that meet a wide range....

    Read 21 reviews.

    Overall Niche Grade: A+,

    Population: 6,303,

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  2. #2 Best Suburbs to Raise a Family in Detroit Area.

    Bloomfield Charter Township

    Suburb of Detroit, MI,

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

    Featured Review: Current Resident says I've lived in Bloomfield Township and direct surrounding areas ever since I moved to the Detroit Metro area in 2002. I have no plans of moving anywhere else in the area. This is a great area if not....

    Read 71 reviews.

    Overall Niche Grade: A+,

    Population: 42,031,

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  3. #3 Best Suburbs to Raise a Family in Detroit Area.

    Northville

    Suburb of Detroit, MI,

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

    Featured Review: Current Resident says This neighborhood is a very rich and white area. Everyone here is very nice, but not super accepting to outside minorities and ethnic groups. There is a lot of money and competition in this are, but....

    Read 47 reviews.

    Overall Niche Grade: A+,

    Population: 5,968,

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  4. #4 Best Suburbs to Raise a Family in Detroit Area.

    Beverly Hills

    Suburb of Detroit, MI,

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

    Featured Review: Current Resident says The village is cute! It's small enough to be comfortable, but close enough to larger towns and cities that it's easy to find a happy middle ground between not enough stuff and too much to do.....

    Read 20 reviews.

    Overall Niche Grade: A+,

    Population: 10,378,

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  5. #5 Best Suburbs to Raise a Family in Detroit Area.

    Northville Township

    Suburb of Detroit, MI,

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

    Featured Review: Current Resident says Cute little town! Every fall they put out skeletons that are doing various activities such as cutting hair, playing guitar, Marilyn Monroe, Policeman, etc. There are several streets that are closed....

    Read 42 reviews.

    Overall Niche Grade: A+,

    Population: 29,174,

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  6. #6 Best Suburbs to Raise a Family in Detroit Area.

    Troy

    Town in Michigan,

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

    Featured Review: Current Resident says I really liked how in Troy there are many options in pursuing different high school educations. There is a whole school based on the IB Program. Then the two main high schools are large and inviting....

    Read 247 reviews.

    Overall Niche Grade: A+,

    Population: 84,051,

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  7. #7 Best Suburbs to Raise a Family in Detroit Area.

    Franklin

    Suburb of Detroit, MI,

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

    Featured Review: Former Resident says In all of Michigan, this has got to be my favorite town to live. I've been everywhere in Michigan and Franklin just has the best of the best. Professional citizens, charming estate style homes,....

    Read 3 reviews.

    Overall Niche Grade: A+,

    Population: 2,877,

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  8. #8 Best Suburbs to Raise a Family in Detroit Area.

    Grosse Pointe Farms

    Suburb of Detroit, MI,

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

    Featured Review: Current Resident says It’s a very safe community with great education and a great location. Lots of diverse restaurants, and gorgeous houses. Grosse Pointe has many different groups of people and is very welcoming to....

    Read 43 reviews.

    Overall Niche Grade: A+,

    Population: 9,142,

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  9. #9 Best Suburbs to Raise a Family in Detroit Area.

    Novi

    Town in Michigan,

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

    Featured Review: Former Resident says If you have to live in the Detroit area, Novi is by far, the best place to live. Everything is nearby. Neighborhoods are safe and very pleasant. Drivers are courteous. And neighbors are terrific! I....

    Read 176 reviews.

    Overall Niche Grade: A+,

    Population: 60,439,

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  10. #10 Best Suburbs to Raise a Family in Detroit Area.

    Grosse Pointe Park

    Suburb of Detroit, MI,

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

    Featured Review: Current Resident says Beautiful, old homes. Variety of home price points ranging from bargains to OMG. Good value for taxes paid. Great school district. The waterfront parks here are amazing. People are friendly. Don't....

    Read 29 reviews.

    Overall Niche Grade: A+,

    Population: 11,108,

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  11. #11 Best Suburbs to Raise a Family in Detroit Area.

    Birmingham

    Suburb of Detroit, MI,

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

    Featured Review: Current Resident says We just moved here from California in February 2021 and I really love this town. For making such a big change in geography, I feel very comfortable here. It’s definitely a more high-end town/city.....

    Read 71 reviews.

    Overall Niche Grade: A+,

    Population: 21,272,

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  12. #12 Best Suburbs to Raise a Family in Detroit Area.

    Grosse Pointe

    Suburb of Detroit, MI,

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

    Featured Review: Current Resident says Lived all over metro Detroit and several other states and Grosse Pointe is our absolute favorite. Strong sense of community, great schools, lakefront parks, safe quiet neighborhoods, beautiful old....

    Read 16 reviews.

    Overall Niche Grade: A+,

    Population: 5,176,

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  13. #13 Best Suburbs to Raise a Family in Detroit Area.

    Oakland Charter Township

    Suburb of Detroit, MI,

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

    Featured Review: Current Resident says Perfect balance between nature and proximity to shops entertainment and restaurants. Very family friendly and save!.

    Read 22 reviews.

    Overall Niche Grade: A+,

    Population: 19,336,

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  14. #14 Best Suburbs to Raise a Family in Detroit Area.

    Ann Arbor

    City in Michigan,

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

    Featured Review: Former Resident says Truly a magical place! A2 exists in its own world and operates drastically different from anywhere outside the city line. As the most educated city in America, A2 is full of sharp and highly...Pro tip living here: take little trips into the real world (outside city lines) to give yourself a mental break sometimes. A2 is such a highly academic environment (even if you're not in school) it....

    Read 537 reviews.

    Overall Niche Grade: A+,

    Population: 121,093,

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  15. #15 Best Suburbs to Raise a Family in Detroit Area.

    Berkley

    Suburb of Detroit, MI,

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

    Featured Review: Current Resident says Berkley, MI is a growing city in the Metro Detroit area of which I am proud to live in! Downtown Berkley is becoming a hot spot for those looking to support small businesses, with restaurants,....

    Read 45 reviews.

    Overall Niche Grade: A+,

    Population: 15,352,

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  16. #16 Best Suburbs to Raise a Family in Detroit Area.

    Rochester

    Suburb of Detroit, MI,

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

    Featured Review: Current Resident says Rochester is a clean, friendly, and safe suburban area. I have grown up and lived here most of my life. It is small enough to make a lot of friends and connections, yet big enough to experience....

    Read 57 reviews.

    Overall Niche Grade: A+,

    Population: 13,203,

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  17. #17 Best Suburbs to Raise a Family in Detroit Area.

    Farmington

    Suburb of Detroit, MI,

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

    Featured Review: Current Resident says Love Farmington! There is great community, a cute downtown, and beautiful parks and libraries. Would recommend..

    Read 17 reviews.

    Overall Niche Grade: A+,

    Population: 10,520,

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  18. #18 Best Suburbs to Raise a Family in Detroit Area.

    Bloomfield Hills

    Suburb of Detroit, MI,

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

    Featured Review: Niche User says I attend High School in this city, and I absolutely love it. I have spent all 18 years of my life growing up right on the edge of Tory and Bloomfield Hills but mostly spend my time in Bloomfield. I....

    Read 48 reviews.

    Overall Niche Grade: A+,

    Population: 3,995,

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  19. #19 Best Suburbs to Raise a Family in Detroit Area.

    Pittsfield Charter Township

    Suburb of Detroit, MI,

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

    Featured Review: Current Resident says I have been living in Pittsfield Township for 3 years. Also lived in Ann Arbor for 2 years. Both are great places to live. Pittsfield is a 5 min drive to south from Ann Arbor and 5 min drive (or....

    Read 64 reviews.

    Overall Niche Grade: A+,

    Population: 38,800,

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  20. #20 Best Suburbs to Raise a Family in Detroit Area.

    Rochester Hills

    Suburb of Detroit, MI,

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

    Featured Review: Current Resident says Rochester Hills is such an amazing place to grow up, with health, safety, education, and education being among the many core values of the small town. We have a diverse population with varying....

    Read 161 reviews.

    Overall Niche Grade: A+,

    Population: 74,340,

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  21. #21 Best Suburbs to Raise a Family in Detroit Area.

    Saline

    Suburb of Detroit, MI,

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

    Featured Review: Current Resident says Growing up in Saline, MI has been a great privilege for me. I was very blessed to have grown up in a beautiful town such as Saline. The public school system in Saline is one of the best in the whole....

    Read 22 reviews.

    Overall Niche Grade: A,

    Population: 9,296,

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  22. #22 Best Suburbs to Raise a Family in Detroit Area.

    Grosse Pointe Woods

    Suburb of Detroit, MI,

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

    Featured Review: Current Resident says Grosse Pointe Woods is a lovely place to be in. You can take a walk down any street and marvel at the beauty of the houses and their surroundings. In addition, the sky over the lake is absolutely...GPW is full of little shops, restaurants, and cafes for all your desires just up on Mack..

    Read 49 reviews.

    Overall Niche Grade: A+,

    Population: 15,409,

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  23. #23 Best Suburbs to Raise a Family in Detroit Area.

    Plymouth

    Suburb of Detroit, MI,

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

    Featured Review: Current Resident says If you are looking for a city with a lovely environment and even lovelier people, then Plymouth is the perfect place for you! The atmosphere that Plymouth brings make you feel at home, ranging from....

    Read 44 reviews.

    Overall Niche Grade: A+,

    Population: 9,168,

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  24. #24 Best Suburbs to Raise a Family in Detroit Area.

    Canton Charter Township

    Suburb of Detroit, MI,

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

    Featured Review: Current Resident says Canton is a wonderful town in the Metro Detroit area. It is very safe and also has many great places to live. It offers a diversity of housing options for many different incomes. It also has great....

    Read 276 reviews.

    Overall Niche Grade: A+,

    Population: 92,829,

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  25. #25 Best Suburbs to Raise a Family in Detroit Area.

    Orchard Lake Village

    Suburb of Detroit, MI,

    4 Niche users give it an average review of 4.8 stars.

    Featured Review: Current Resident says I have lived in Orchard Lake for 7 years and I love it! The people are always so nice when walking the dog to driving the car. The city is small, but full of beautiful homes! It makes for a nice....

    Read 4 reviews.

    Overall Niche Grade: A,

    Population: 2,489,

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