Huntingburg Ranked the #1 City For Young Families in Indiana


HUNTINGBURG --  Lendingtree has ranked the city the best for young families in Indiana.

With a population of about 6,000, Huntingburg scored well on several factors from unemployment to high school dropout rates and other economic factors.

It’s the only area city on that Lendingtree list.


Key takeaways

  • Huntingburg is the best place to raise a family in Indiana, based on our analysis, with a final score of 73.2.
  • Westfield and Huntertown take the second and third spots, with final scores of 71.9 and 71.2, respectively.
  • On the other end of the list, we found Gary to be the most challenging place for young families in Indiana, with a final score of 35.9.
  • East Chicago and Linton finished out the bottom three towns on our list, with final scores of 41.5 and 45.4, respectively.

Here’s a list of the top 13 communities:

  • Huntingburg
  • Westfield
  • Huntertown
  • Dunlap
  • Zionsville
  • Granger
  • Monticello
  • Fishers
  • Carmel
  • Hidden Valley
  • Avon
  • McCordsville
  • North Manchester