HATTIESBURG, MS (WDAM) - The latest Niche Report ranked the top 12 best suburbs to raise a family in Mississippi.
To determine the rankings, several factors were taken into account.
At the time of the analysis, Niche contained records for 11,372 suburbs. Of the suburbs that met the required qualifications, the website was able to grade 11,196 and rank 3,250.
Factors considered were crime and safety, education, access to libraries, access to affordable housing, access to day cares, residents' ages, community and access to grocery stores. According to Niche Report, a high ranking demonstrates that a suburb attracts young families with superb schools and a safe community.
Does your family live in one of the top 12 best suburbs in the state?
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