Friday, September 02, 2011

Midlothian, Va, ranked #6 on CNBC's Top 10 Perfect Suburbs

Chesterfield County has landed on CNBC's Top 10 Perfect Suburbs list with its western village of Midlothian, ranked #6.

CNBC's reasons for including this tranquil suburb of Richmond:
6. Midlothian, Virginia
Suburb of: Richmond
Metro area unemployment rate: 6.8%
Median house value: $269,752
Safer from crime than this percent of all U.S. communities: 49%

Midlothian, the 13th-largest community in Virginia, has the most workers in office and administrative support, sales, and management. It has better public schools than 63% of all U.S. communities, and its public schools are better than 81% of schools in the rest of the state. A minority of Midlothian’s populace holds a four-year degree (39.7%), yet a majority are homeowners (82%). Further analysis of the suburb is provided on its Neighborhood Scout profile.
My parents live there ... my sister and her family live there, and even though I grew up in nearby Bon Air, I owned two houses in Midlothian before moving away. Many friends still live there. Congratulations, Midlothian and Chesterfield County.

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