Goose Creek Kids Its Way to #1

Good schools – like Sedgefield Elementary – helped Goose Creek rank as SC’s best place to raise children for the second year running.

What’s the best place to raise children in SC? Well, according to the folks at Bloomberg Businessweek, it’s Goose Creek, for the second year in a row. Said the magazine: “This quiet, pretty suburb of Charleston has much to offer, from great parks to solid schools to rolling bike trails.” With a population around 35,900 and median family income of $60,668, the city also boasts above-average math and reading scores. Judges also weighed household expenditures, crime rates, air quality, job growth, museums, parks, theaters, other amenities, and diversity. Also worth mentioning is the growing corporate base there as Google, Alcoa Mount Holly and others create convenient live/work/play lifestyles.

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