White picket fences, country clubs, mini vans. Yes, you're in suburbia.
And if we learned anything from , it's that it's wise to choose your 'hood carefully, lest you end up moving in next to a murderer (or into the scene of a murder). To make it easier for you, Business Insider has released an updated list of the .
The determining factors included housing affordability, crime rates, public-school ratings, and proximity to a city center – in this case, within 25 miles.
In the end, the Midwest dominated the competition from the East and West coasts, but there are still plenty of options to choose from across the country, as evident by these Stepford-esque suburbs that make up the list's top 10.
Just minutes away from Houston, has an impressive 14 parks and a low unemployment rate of 3.7%.
Located less than 10 miles outside of Pittsburgh, the town of is rather exclusive. The 1.5-square-mile city has a number of private schools and country clubs.
Another San Francisco Suburb, and once the most expensive zip code in America – by Sagaponack, New York, just this summer – residents of Atherton live in the lap of luxury, making a median household income of $239,866.
Even on a cloudy day, University Hill still manages to illicit smiles. The quaint Dallas suburb is home to Southern Methodist University, and comes with all the charms of a college town. Plus, it has one of the most in the country.
While it's only a 15 minute drive to St. Louis, you'll find that you don't have to leave the to enjoy luxury shopping and gourmet food.
Just 20 minutes outside of Columbus, Ohio, New Albany is the cream of the crop. With both impressive and sprawling parks, it has everything you need to live your best life – including a .