The survey considered the main criteria:
- Academic Excellence
- The great outdoors
- Small town feeling
Opendoor’s family-friendly cities and towns were determined by analyzing and averaged the number of places tagged with terms such as: community center, park, museum, park, picnic site, playground, school, pool, and supermarket within three miles of one . brokerage.
Cambridge is a suburb outside Boston and home to Harvard University and the Massachusetts Institute of Technology.
Beatrice de Jong, an expert on consumer trends at Opendoor, told CNBC Make It that Cambridge tops the list because it is a walkable city where families can enjoy a fun day out.
“Cambridge provides families with plenty of restaurants, cafes and a farmers market all year round, which is an ideal way to fill up on weekends,” she said.
according to United States Census Bureauthe median household income in the city of Massachusetts in 2020 was $107,490.
Cambridge Public Schools is highly rated, with a student-teacher ratio of 9 to 1, according to Niche.com. The city ranked no. 7 out of 240 are the most diverse school districts in the state and 17 out of 238 in the list of the best places to teach in Massachusetts.
Despite this, according to Opendoor’s Real Estate Trends report, the most common reason homeowners cite for selling their Cambridge homes is that they are looking for a better school district.
- Cambridge, Massachusetts
- Cliffside Park, New Jersey
- Arlington, Virginia
- Chandler, Arizona
- Tracy, California
- North Richland Hills, Texas
- Denver, Colorado
- Portland, Oregon
- Boulder, Colorado
- Anaheim, California
Cliffside Parks, New Jersey, and Arlington, Virginia offer a small town feel with the amenities of a nearby big city.
New Jersey is located near New York City, while the Virginia metropolitan area is outside Washington, DC
The sites also have outdoor play areas, neighborhoods with a strong community feel, and a wide range of restaurants and cafes for the whole family.
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