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Tampa rated one of the best American cities to raise a family

Posted at 3:14 PM, Apr 19, 2018
and last updated 2018-04-19 15:14:56-04

TAMPA, Fla. - Tampa was recently ranked as one of the best cities in the country to raise a family!

According to, Tampa was rated as the No. 8 best family-friendly city in America. 

The top-25 metropolitan areas in the U.S. were ranked based on crime rate, cost of living, availability of child care services, average commute times, school (K-12) quality, and park acreage per capita. 

Each of these factors that were chosen can contribute to both a family's quality of life and a child’s development. 

The top 10 cities each earned high marks in nearly all the factors analyzed. Tampa received a score of 35.50/50. 

Click here for the entire report.