Issaquah voted one of best places to raise kids
July 9, 2013
Issaquah is one of the 10 best cities in the state to raise children, according to an article on the website NerdWallet.
The city comes in at No. 3, just behind Maple Valley and Woodinville.
The towns were ranked based on the quality of schools, home affordability and the city’s growth.
The article praised the Issaquah School District’s “holistic education” for offering a multitude of extracurricular activities to help spur creativity.
Labeling Issaquah as one of the fastest growing cities in the nation, the article also applauded the suburb’s focus on community events.
“As the number of residents increase, the community continues to strengthen, offering lots of family-fun events, like the annual Salmon Days Festival and the First Friday ArtWalks series,” the article said.
More than 110 cities in the state were included in the analysis.
NerdWallet is an online resource that helps consumers save money and make smarter decisions about their personal finances, travel plans, health bills, or higher education.
By the numbers
The best towns in Washington for raising kids
1. Maple Valley
5. Bainbridge Island
6. Lake Forest Park