By: Prerana Aggarwal


 10 Places to Live in Texas

Texas has great family-friendly communities to choose from. The state offers affordability, space and superb quality of life for raising children.

Suburbs of Major Cities

– Suburbs around Dallas like Plano, McKinney, and Frisco offer excellent schools, amenities, safety and affordability near the big city.

New Braunfels and Spring Branch outside of Houston provide spacious new homes in master-planned communities.

– San Antonio suburbs like Alamo Heights and Schertz combine charm, top-rated schools and convenience.

Affordable Mid-Size Cities

– Killeen, Lewisville, and Temple have affordable housing, military bases, and plenty of family entertainment options.

– College Station has a fun, youthful vibe thanks to Texas A&M University along with a low cost of living.

– Abilene and Amarillo offer wide open spaces, parks, arts and an old western atmosphere.

Safe Small Towns

– Georgetown, Leander, and Cedar Park outside Austin have small-town feels with family amenities.

– Flower Mound and Allen near Dallas boast beautiful residential neighborhoods, top schools and low crime.

– Highland Village and Colleyville have highly-rated schools and charm near DFW.

Coastal Cities

– Galveston offers beaches, parks, museums, and water recreation on the Gulf Coast.

– Corpus Christi has a major naval base, affordable homes, and access to beaches and fishing.

No matter if you want a modern suburb, quirky city or charming small town, Texas offers family-friendly communities to suit diverse lifestyles, cultures and budgets.