Best Suburbs in Ameria 2011

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Edmond of Oklahoma is voted number one in the nation in terms of U.S.’s best suburbs based on Neighborhood Scout site to find the suburbs with the best mix of affordable housing, good schools, educated neighbors, low crime, employment, and reasonable commutes. Followed by Kensington, Circle Pines, Reading of MA and six others with the total of over 1 million people that have the lowest unemployment rates based on recent figures.

 

Edmond, Oklahoma

Metro area unemployment rate: 4.9%

Median house value: $201,770

Safer from crime than this percent of all U.S. communities: 71%

Edmond is the most outstanding and sixth-largest community with the population of 81,405 and a total area of 87.9 square miles in Oklahoma which having better public schools than 59% of all U.S. communities and better than 96% of schools in the rest of the state. Just under half of Edmond’s populace holds a four-year degree and a majority is homeowners.


Edmond is located on the northern border of Oklahoma City

Edmond is located on the northern border of Oklahoma City

 

Kensington, Maryland

Metro area unemployment rate: 5.8%

Median house value: $458,821

Safer from crime than this percent of all U.S. communities: 48%


Kensington of Maryland has better public schools than 79% of all U.S. communities and better than 82% of schools in the rest of the state. Moreover, 58.8% of Kensington’s populace holds a four-year degree and 63.5% are homeowners

Kensington of Maryland has better public schools than 79% of all U.S. communities and better than 82% of schools in the rest of the state. Moreover, 58.8% of Kensington’s populace holds a four-year degree and 63.5% are homeowners

 

Circle Pines, Minnesota

Metro area unemployment rate: 6.5%

Median house value: $203,954

Safer from crime than this percent of all U.S. communities: 55%


Circle Pines of Minnesota has better public schools than 90% of all U.S. communities and better than 95% of schools in the rest of the state with 31.5% populace holds a four-year degree and 92.6% are homeowners

Circle Pines of Minnesota has better public schools than 90% of all U.S. communities and better than 95% of schools in the rest of the state with 31.5% populace holds a four-year degree and 92.6% are homeowners

 

Reading, MA

Metro area unemployment rate: 6.7%

Median house value: $469,548

Safer from crime than this percent of all U.S. communities: 52%


Reading, a family-friendly white-collar town has better public schools than 98% of all U.S. communities and better than 87% of schools in the rest of the state

Reading, a family-friendly white-collar town has better public schools than 98% of all U.S. communities and better than 87% of schools in the rest of the state

 

Poquoson, Virginia

Metro area unemployment rate: 6.8%

Median house value: $343,923

Safer from crime than this percent of all U.S. communities: 40%


Poquoson in Virginia is voted the number five of this list. Moreover, Poquoson’s populace gets a four-year degree: 31.6% and homeowners: 81.4%

Poquoson in Virginia is voted the number five of this list. Moreover, Poquoson’s populace gets a four-year degree: 31.6% and homeowners: 81.4%

 

Midlothian, Virginia

Metro area unemployment rate: 6.8%

Median house value: $269,752

Safer from crime than this percent of all U.S. communities: 49%


The 13th-largest community in Virginia, Midlothian

The 13th-largest community in Virginia, Midlothian

 

Wexford, Pennsylvania

Metro area unemployment rate: 7.0%

Median house value: $345,579

Safer from crime than this percent of all U.S. communities: 35%


Wexford has a population of 18,163 and is a mostly white-collar small city with lots of new housing and urban sophisticates

Wexford has a population of 18,163 and is a mostly white-collar small city with lots of new housing and urban sophisticates

 

Round Rock, Texas

Metro area unemployment rate: 7.0%

Median house value: $224,011

Safer from crime than this percent of all U.S. communities: 28%


Number 8: Round Rock which has more workers in computers and math than 95% of places in the U.S

Number 8: Round Rock which has more workers in computers and math than 95% of places in the U.S

 

Morgan, Utah

Metro area unemployment rate: 7.2%

Median house value: $269,198

Safer from crime than this percent of all U.S. communities: 59%


Morgan has better public schools than 82% of all U.S. communities and better than 100% of schools in the rest of the state

Morgan has better public schools than 82% of all U.S. communities and better than 100% of schools in the rest of the state

 

Columbia, Maryland

Metro area unemployment rate: 7.5%

Median house value: $379,146

Safer from crime than this percent of all U.S. communities: 34%


Number 10: Columbia of Maryland

Number 10: Columbia of Maryland

 

U.S.’s Best Suburbs: Columbia of Maryland

 

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This article was published on 2011/09/10