SAN ANTONIO – San Antonio ranked No. 5 in the top 25 family-friendly cities index from Homes.com.
The data analyzed key factors that would make overall family life easier like crime rate, cost of living, availability of child care services, average commute times, school quality and park acreage per capita.
Three metropolitan areas in Texas made the list -- Dallas, Houston and San Antonio.
Dallas came in at No. 1, Houston came in third and San Antonio came in fifth.
San Antonio was highly ranked despite the lack of access to child care because the city scored full marks in the parks, cost of living and commute categories.
San Antonio scored a 36.33 out of a potential 50 points on the family-friendly scale, not far behind Dallas, which scored 37.67.