Best Place to Raise Your Kids: Delaware

Best Place to Raise Your Kids: Delaware

Wilmington

Nearest city: Wilmington
Population: 73,319
Median family income: $52,586
Runners-up: N/A

Wilmington, the state's largest city, is located just 30 miles from Philadelphia. It is circled by suburbs with excellent schools, including Brandywine Hundred and Hockessin. Wilmington has an attractive riverfront with outlet stores, restaurants, a minor-league baseball stadium, and concerts.