Redfin Ranks the Best U.S. Cities and Neighborhoods for Moms Tech-powered Real Estate Broker Looked at Homes for Sale Based on Proximity to Parks, Libraries and Shopping, Not to Mention Hot Tubs, of Course

The most mom-friendly city is Los Angeles, CA, where 12.5 percent of homes for sale were near a park, 4.7 percent were close to libraries, 13.5 percent were convenient to shopping areas and 5.2 percent of homes had a hot tub.

Redfin's Top 10 U.S. Cities for Moms:

Rank

Metro Area

Parks

Libraries

Shopping

Hot Tubs

1

Los Angeles, CA

12.5%

4.7%

13.5%

5.2%

2

Ventura, CA

13.7%

6.4%

11.1%

4.3%

3

San Diego, CA

11.3%

4.8%

12.9%

5.6%

4

Seattle, WA

13.3%

1.9%

11.3%

5.1%

5

Philadelphia, PA

8.3%

2.8%

15.1%

4.4%

6

San Jose, CA

9.7%

2.9%

14.1%

2.8%

7

Denver, CO

14.6%

1.6%

8.0%

4.8%

8

Chicago, IL

10.5%

2.1%

9.9%

4.1%

9

Sacramento, CA

11.8%

1.1%

10.7%

1.7%

10

Inland Empire, CA

6.6%

2.1%

12.5%

3.6%

At a neighborhood level, the most mom friendly community is Playa Vista, where 60 percent of homes for sale were near a park, 30 percent were close to libraries, 15 percent were convenient to shopping areas and 15 percent of homes had hot tubs. Additionally, six of the top 15 neighborhoods in the country are located in the Los Angeles area.

Redfin's Top 15 U.S. Neighborhoods for Moms:

Zip

Neighborhood

Metro Area

Parks

Libraries

Shopping

Hot Tubs

90094

Playa Vista

Los Angeles

60.0%

30.0%

15.0%

15.0%

90815
90803
90802

Whittier

Los Angeles

40.0%

11.4%

22.9%

11.4%

90601

Aragon /Baywood/Highlands

San Francisco Bay Area

32.3%

3.2%

29.0%

12.9%

94402

North San Clemente

Orange County

23.1%

15.4%

11.5%

19.2%

92673

Long Beach

Los Angeles

18.0%

11.5%

21.3%

14.8%

19025

Dresher

Philadelphia

11.1%

3.7%

29.6%

11.1%

92506

Victoria/Canyon Crest

Inland Empire

14.5%

13.0%

14.5%

11.6%

91791

West Covina

Los Angeles

13.3%

3.3%

23.3%

13.3%

76006

Oak Creek

Dallas

12.5%

3.6%

17.9%

12.5%

92127

Black Mountain Ranch

San Diego

15.0%

3.8%

16.3%

11.3%

90266

Manhattan Beach

Los Angeles

14.3%

5.7%

11.4%

14.3%

91107

East Pasadena

Los Angeles

10.3%

10.3%

10.3%

12.8%

02143

Prospect Hill / Spring Hill

Boston

10.0%

5.0%

10.0%

15.0%

91914

Rolling Hills Ranch

San Diego

14.3%

3.6%

10.7%

10.7%

80439

Evergreen

Denver

10.9%

3.8%

10.9%

10.3%

The cities and neighborhoods were ranked by their total percentage in all four categories to create an overall mom-friendly rating. To access the full report on Redfin's blog, click or paste the following link. http://blog.redfin.com/blog/2013/05/best-cities-for-moms-2013.html.

About Redfin
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