10 Best Places To Raise A Family In Florida For 2019

Dated: January 9 2019

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1. Maitland

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Overall SnackAbility 8.5/10

Population: 17,066

Family Friendly Amenities Score: 48

Closest Major City: Orlando

Households with kids: 23.3%

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Maitland is a suburban city in Orange County, Florida, United States, part of the Greater Orlando area. The population was 15,751 at the 2010 census. The area’s history is exhibited at the Maitland Historical Museum. The city also hosts the Maitland Art Center, and examples of Mayan Revival architecture and Fantasy Architecture, the Maitland Telephone Museum and the William H. Waterhouse House Museum. A SunRail station is located in Maitland on Highway 17-92. The city is named for Fort Maitland.

2. Parkland

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Overall SnackAbility 7.5 /10

Population: 28,901

Family Friendly Amenities Score: 56

Closest Major City: Hialeah

Households with kids: 47.7%

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Parkland is a city in Broward County, Florida, United States.

Parkland is known for its zoning laws, which are designed to protect the “park-like” character of the city. Initially, there were no stores or traffic lights in Parkland, though this began to change in the mid 1990s and early 2000s with the additions of large neighborhood developments including Heron Bay and Parkland Isles.

3. Kissimmee

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Overall SnackAbility 4/10

Population: 68,176

Family Friendly Amenities Score: 71

Closest Major City: Orlando

Households with kids: 33.8%

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Kissimmee is a city in Osceola County, Florida, United States. As of the 2010 United States Census, the population was 59,682. It is the county seat of Osceola County. It is a Principal City of the Orlando-Kissimmee-Sanford, Florida, Metropolitan Statistical Area, which had a 2010 population of 2,134,411.

4. Winter Park

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Overall SnackAbility 8.5/10

Population: 29,922

Family Friendly Amenities Score: 60

Closest Major City: Orlando

Households with kids: 21.8%

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Winter Park is a suburban city in Orange County, Florida, United States. The population was 27,852 at the 2010 United States Census. It is part of the Orlando-Kissimmee-Sanford, Florida Metropolitan Statistical Area.

5. Niceville

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Overall SnackAbility 8.5/10

Population: 14,697

Family Friendly Amenities Score: 62

Closest Major City: Montgomery

Households with kids: 29.6%

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Niceville is a city in Okaloosa County, Florida, United States, located near Eglin Air Force Base on Boggy Bayou that opens into Choctawhatchee Bay.

6. Miami Lakes

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Overall SnackAbility 9/10

Population: 31,032

Family Friendly Amenities Score: 60

Closest Major City: Hialeah

Households with kids: 34.2%

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Miami Lakes is a suburb of Miami, an incorporated town and former census-designated place in Miami-Dade County, Florida, United States. As of 2015 US Census, 30,791 people live in Miami Lakes.

7. Tampa

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Overall SnackAbility 6/10

Population: 368,087

Family Friendly Amenities Score: 100

Households with kids: 24.4%

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Tampa is a major city in, and the county seat of, Hillsborough County, Florida, United States. It is on the west coast of Florida on Tampa Bay, near the Gulf of Mexico, and is the largest city in the Tampa Bay Area. The city had a population of 335,709 at the 2010 census, and an estimated population of 377,165 in 2016.

8. Naples

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Overall SnackAbility 9/10

Population: 21,279

Family Friendly Amenities Score: 71

Closest Major City: Hialeah

Households with kids: 7.7%

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Naples is a city in Collier County, Florida, United States. As of 2015, the city’s population was about 20,600. Naples is a principal city of the Naples-Marco Island, Florida Metropolitan Statistical Area, which had a population of about 322,000 as of 2015. Naples is one of the wealthiest cities in the United States, with the sixth highest per capita income in the country, and the second highest proportion of millionaires per capita in the US. Real estate is among the most expensive in the country, with houses for sale in excess of $40 million.

9. Weston

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Overall SnackAbility 9.5/10

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