Credit: WalletHub’s “2017’s Best Places to Raise a Family in Virginia
Richie Bernardo, Senior Writer

We’re excited to announce that Vienna, VA came in 3rd place as a Top Place to Raise a Family in Virginia!  Also on the list is Fairfax, Burke, Lorton  AND Charlottesville – ALL locations where Christopher Companies is building!

In order to make this determination, WalletHub’s analysts compared 82 cities in the state and evaluated four different dimensions: Family life and fun, education/health and safety, affordability and socioeconomics. Each category accounted for a number of different-weighted metrics, including commute time, quality of school system, air quality, crime rate, affordability and unemployment rate.


Ranked 3rd overall (out of 82 cities)
Ranked in at #1 for the lowest violent crime rate per capita

Ranked 31st overall (out of 82)
Among the top 10 for “family life and fun”
Won a spot on the top 5 list for lowest divorce rate

Ranked 41 overall (out of 82)
Among the top 10  “most affordable” cities
Won a spot on the top 5 cities with the most attractions

Ranked 51 overall (out of 82)

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