Best Place to Raise Your Kids: West Virginia

Best Place to Raise Your Kids: West Virginia

Huntington

Nearest city: Charleston, W. Va.
Population: 45,964
Median family income: $45,396
Runners-up: Charleston

Huntington, the state's second-largest city, is located along the Ohio River. It has a number of large medical centers, a historic downtown, museums, parks, and Marshall University.