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OP named a best city to raise a family

Overland Park is a top city in the nation to raise a family, according to real estate website Niche.

Niche ranked Overland Park the sixth best city in the country to raise a family, thanks to its public schools, housing, entertainment, diversity, cost of living, commute times, access to outdoor activities, and more.

Families will find there is a lot to do in Overland Park, including visiting Deanna Rose Children’s Farmstead, the Overland Park Arboretum & Botanical Gardens, any of the City’s 83 parks, and more.

Niche reviews neighborhoods, schools, colleges, and workplaces to determine and rank some of the best place to live, work, raise a family, and more.

It uses information from the U.S. Census, FBI, Bureau of Labor Statistics, Centers for Disease Control, and other sources.


Meg Ralph Digital Communications Supervisor City Manager’s Office 913-895-6160