These places are usually affordable, safe, have good infrastructure, and plenty of things to do. So, even if you don’t have a family it can be a good place to look for singles wanting to relocate. Having said all that, this list is based on rankings by niche.com. As you may have guessed, safety and schools are very heavily favored and many of the locations are places that probably won’t surprise you. California, North Carolina, Colorado, and Texas all have the most cities on the list. These are the 25 best places in the United States to raise kids.