Best place to raise kids in Pennsylvania: Crafton
Nearby city: Pittsburgh
Median family income: $67,890
Runner-up: State College
A tree-filled suburb of Pittsburgh, with classic Victorian homes and good schools, Crafton is a good neighborhood for kids. Shelters for picnics at Crafton Park are available for rental by residents only. The town also boasts a pool, a nine-hole golf course, summer concerts in the park, and an annual Rib and Chicken Fest put on by the local Rotary Club in the summer.