Top 10 Cities for Families

Huntsville, Ala: Young members of the Huntsville community band together attempting.

San Jose, Calif: In the heart of Silicon Valley, San Jose topped the Forbes 2009 list of most affordable major cities. Although the cost.

Minneapolis, Minn: Minneapolis is safe where crime is concerned, it can't do much to stop Mother Nature.

Olympia, Wash: The state capital of Washington, Olympia has a thriving arts community and boasts a college town's youthful energy.

Austin, Texas: Austin also boasts the hugely popular music festival South by Southwest, or SXSW.

San Francisco, Calif: San Francisco has a famously high cost of living, but the income levels are much higher, too, and although they don't offset taxes.

Albuquerque, N.M: The annual Albuquerque International Balloon Fiesta draws participants and spectators from around the world.

South Burlington, Vt: With affordable housing, a low (13 to 1) student to teacher ratio and family-friendly activities everywhere you look.

Charlottesville, Va: The University of Virginia gives Charlottesville the small-town feel many college campuses provide.

Fishers, Ind: Rated the best affordable suburb in the United States by "Bloomberg BusinessWeek.

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