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2022 Best Suburbs to Raise a Family in Alabama

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  1. #1 Best Suburbs to Raise a Family in Alabama.

    Homewood

    Suburb of Birmingham, AL,

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

    Featured Review: Former Resident says My experience at Homewood has been nothing but the best! I was raised in Homewood and went to Homewood City Schools for the majority of my life. The teachers at Homewood want nothing but the best for....

    Read 64 reviews.

    Overall Niche Grade: A+,

    Population: 25,170,

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  2. #2 Best Suburbs to Raise a Family in Alabama.

    Madison

    Suburb of Huntsville, AL,

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

    Featured Review: Current Resident says Madison is a jewel in North Alabama! Small town feel with lots of small independently owned restaurants , yet many chain restaurants and more coming in regularly. Small business owners compete well....

    Read 222 reviews.

    Overall Niche Grade: A+,

    Population: 50,717,

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  3. #3 Best Suburbs to Raise a Family in Alabama.

    Vestavia Hills

    Suburb of Birmingham, AL,

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

    Featured Review: Current Resident says Big city, small town charm! Lots of small businesses and restaurants all over this many square mile city. Schools are excellent. Children are well behaved and seem to have been put through manners...Vestavia Hills is just a grand place to live! Some people are wealthy, some have a little money, so struggle and some are dirt poor, but they are all HARD working citizens! That is what makes this....

    Read 43 reviews.

    Overall Niche Grade: A+,

    Population: 34,482,

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  4. #4 Best Suburbs to Raise a Family in Alabama.

    Indian Springs Village

    Suburb of Birmingham, AL,

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

    Featured Review: Current Resident says It's country living in a sub-urban area. It is primarily residential, with some commercial areas at the periphery. It's quiet, minimum traffic, wooded. Indian Springs Village is right across the....

    Read 8 reviews.

    Overall Niche Grade: A+,

    Population: 2,618,

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  5. #5 Best Suburbs to Raise a Family in Alabama.

    Hoover

    Town in Alabama,

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

    Featured Review: Current Resident says I love the diverse community and the small-town feeling without feeling too small. By that I mean, I can still travel to events in Birmingham at the BJCC but you still will see people you know all....

    Read 215 reviews.

    Overall Niche Grade: A+,

    Population: 85,386,

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  6. #6 Best Suburbs to Raise a Family in Alabama.

    Mountain Brook

    Suburb of Birmingham, AL,

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

    Featured Review: Current Resident says Everyone in Mountain Brook is very friendly and the education is amazing. There are so many opportunities to stay active in the community. My only complaints are that there is a lack of diversity and....

    Read 24 reviews.

    Overall Niche Grade: A+,

    Population: 20,178,

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  7. #7 Best Suburbs to Raise a Family in Alabama.

    Meadowbrook

    Suburb of Birmingham, AL,

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

    Featured Review: Current Resident says Meadow Brook is a friendly neighborhood very convenient to shopping and restaurants. A beautiful neighborhood for taking a walk or run. All different age groups here from young children to senior....

    Read 11 reviews.

    Overall Niche Grade: A+,

    Population: 10,110,

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  8. #8 Best Suburbs to Raise a Family in Alabama.

    Trussville

    Suburb of Birmingham, AL,

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

    Featured Review: Current Resident says Trussville is a pretty subtle town for the most part. It has beautiful neighborhoods to go along with a great school system! There are many attractions that are being built in the downtown area that....

    Read 74 reviews.

    Overall Niche Grade: A,

    Population: 22,590,

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  9. #9 Best Suburbs to Raise a Family in Alabama.

    Pelham

    Suburb of Birmingham, AL,

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

    Featured Review: Current Resident says Pelham is a small suburb town south of Birmingham, AL. I would like to see more opportunities dmfir diversity within communities and schools. This could be achieved by housing grants and programs...education scholarships and programs to afford opportunities to students of other races and socioeconomic backgrounds to become Pelham residents and students. Moreover, I would like to more homeschool cooperatives that allow students to work independently as we as attend school half-time.These and other educational initiatives would empower more children of color or ethnicities to realize the quiet living in Pelham and to become assets to schools and the community as a whole..

    Read 64 reviews.

    Overall Niche Grade: A+,

    Population: 23,707,

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  10. #10 Best Suburbs to Raise a Family in Alabama.

    Helena

    Suburb of Birmingham, AL,

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

    Featured Review: Current Resident says Helena is a small suburban town outside of Birmingham, AL. It hosts a diversified group of families. One of the great things about Helena is the little town of Helena. It is a great gathering....

    Read 86 reviews.

    Overall Niche Grade: A,

    Population: 18,631,

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  11. #11 Best Suburbs to Raise a Family in Alabama.

    Fairhope

    Town in Alabama,

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

    Featured Review: Current Resident says Fairhope is an amazing little coastal town in south Alabama. Wonderful schools, friendly people and a beautiful town! Downtown if very well kept and always has seasonal flowers on almost every street....

    Read 69 reviews.

    Overall Niche Grade: A,

    Population: 22,035,

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  12. #12 Best Suburbs to Raise a Family in Alabama.

    Alabaster

    Suburb of Birmingham, AL,

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

    Featured Review: Current Resident says Alabaster has a small town feel- but with interstate access comes lots of dining/shopping choices! Property values are on the rise. Since the city took over the school system, much improvement has....

    Read 114 reviews.

    Overall Niche Grade: A,

    Population: 33,373,

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  13. #13 Best Suburbs to Raise a Family in Alabama.

    Chelsea

    Suburb of Birmingham, AL,

    38 Niche users give it an average review of 3.6 stars.

    Featured Review: Current Resident says Overall it is a good town with friendly people. I have lived here my entire life. Growing up it was a small town but it is rapidly growing. At the end of the day the community is a family, including....

    Read 38 reviews.

    Overall Niche Grade: A,

    Population: 13,599,

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  14. #14 Best Suburbs to Raise a Family in Alabama.

    Daphne

    Town in Alabama,

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

    Featured Review: Current Resident says Daphne is such a nice city along the Alabama gulf coast. It’s location puts you close to shopping, restaurants, and family fun activities. The drive to the beach is short too! Love our beautiful....

    Read 57 reviews.

    Overall Niche Grade: A,

    Population: 26,578,

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  15. #15 Best Suburbs to Raise a Family in Alabama.

    Point Clear

    Suburb of Mobile, AL,

    Overall Niche Grade: A minus,

    Population: 2,201,

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  16. #16 Best Suburbs to Raise a Family in Alabama.

    Meridianville

    Suburb of Huntsville, AL,

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

    Featured Review: Current Resident says I like the small town feel of the city and the fact that a lot of people don’t live there. However, as a liberal it is often tough living in the mostly conservative city..

    Read 17 reviews.

    Overall Niche Grade: A,

    Population: 7,520,

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  17. #17 Best Suburbs to Raise a Family in Alabama.

    Spanish Fort

    Suburb of Mobile, AL,

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

    Featured Review: Current Resident says The town is beautiful and the people are friendly. However, there is not much added to the town. There is room for growth. Instead of building businesses, more and more houses are being built..

    Read 33 reviews.

    Overall Niche Grade: A,

    Population: 8,991,

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  18. #18 Best Suburbs to Raise a Family in Alabama.

    Brook Highland

    Suburb of Birmingham, AL,

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

    Read 6 reviews.

    Overall Niche Grade: A,

    Population: 7,545,

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  19. #19 Best Suburbs to Raise a Family in Alabama.

    Harvest

    Suburb of Huntsville, AL,

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

    Featured Review: Current Resident says I've lived in Harvest for over 18 years. Just like any other city, it has its pros and cons. Some of the shining points are that it's relatively close to entertainment and shopping, it's affordable,....

    Read 40 reviews.

    Overall Niche Grade: A minus,

    Population: 5,722,

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  20. #20 Best Suburbs to Raise a Family in Alabama.

    Calera

    Suburb of Birmingham, AL,

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

    Featured Review: Current Resident says I live in south Calera, and I love it. There’s not much to do other than the railroad museum but it’s only about a 15 minute drive to Alabaster, and there’s a lot of stuff up there to do there. It’s....

    Read 39 reviews.

    Overall Niche Grade: A minus,

    Population: 14,327,

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  21. #21 Best Suburbs to Raise a Family in Alabama.

    Orange Beach

    Suburb in Alabama,

    8 Niche users give it an average review of 3.5 stars.

    Featured Review: Current Resident says Many festivals and activities year round for all age groups provide entertainment for all. Beach and water sports provide relaxation and various sports. Many restaurants provide great food,....

    Read 8 reviews.

    Overall Niche Grade: A,

    Population: 6,130,

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  22. #22 Best Suburbs to Raise a Family in Alabama.

    Hartselle

    Suburb of Huntsville, AL,

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

    Featured Review: Current Resident says Hartselle is our town....Mayberry RFD of the 21st century....we love our little town and the quiet streets at night. Everything you need is here including great neighbors, schools, small town at its....

    Read 39 reviews.

    Overall Niche Grade: A minus,

    Population: 14,421,

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  23. #23 Best Suburbs to Raise a Family in Alabama.

    Priceville

    Town in Alabama,

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

    Featured Review: Current Resident says Priceville is a small town of innovation and history. Priceville values progress, science, and technological advancements. Yet, we also value our history, because it is our history that makes us who....

    Read 13 reviews.

    Overall Niche Grade: A minus,

    Population: 3,682,

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  24. #24 Best Suburbs to Raise a Family in Alabama.

    Blue Ridge

    Town in Alabama,

    Overall Niche Grade: A minus,

    Population: 1,353,

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  25. #25 Best Suburbs to Raise a Family in Alabama.

    Moores Mill

    Suburb of Huntsville, AL,

    25 Niche users give it an average review of 3.5 stars.

    Featured Review: Niche User says Nothing really goes on around here, but sometimes and occurrence will come up here and there though, it is resolved quickly..

    Read 25 reviews.

    Overall Niche Grade: A minus,

    Population: 5,336,

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