Best Raleigh Suburbs to Live In

The same family friendly and all around great community feel that initially brought you to building or buying your home in Fuqauy Varina’s  South Lakes new home neighborhood  was recently recognized by the real estate brokerage and blog, Movoto, as they ranked the town among the top towns on a list of the “Best Raleigh Suburbs to Live In.”

Movoto listed several factors that led to Fuquay Varina being named number one on its listing of “Best Raleigh Suburbs to Live In.” The five points that were analyzed that Fuquay Varina scored in the top twelve on each were total crimes per 100,000 , unemployment rate, amenities per capita, commute time, and standard of living. Movoto explained that to decipher the standard of living score, they considered the following items, cost of living, median home price, median rent, median household income, and high school graduation rate.

Fuquay’s highest ranking was in what most would consider the most important category, standard of living, where it was well with in the top ten at number eight. Proving to be a safe place for your kids to grow up, the town also cracked the top ten in the “crime ranking” column. Fuquay was 11th of all the suburbs analyzed in both unemployment and commute time, while its amenities  were 12th, but is certainly an area that is continuously on the rise.

The two main points in Fuquay Varina’s being included among the “Best Raleigh Suburbs to Live In” have been touched upon through several other notable accolades recently received by the town, include SafeWise’s study that named it to the “Safest Cities” in the state. In agreeing with movoto’s ranking in both the area of standard of living and safety, the SafeWise report said, “A thriving economy and a pro-active police force are just two reasons why this growing community has held crime at bay.”

To view the entire article on the “Best Raleigh Suburbs to Live In,” visit movoto’s website at www.movoto.com.