If you’re a young couple looking for the perfect home near the music, nightlife, and dining in Nashville
, but aren’t quite sure big city life is the best fit, these awesome Nashville suburbs should be at the top of your list.
We looked at a whole bunch of data and used input from local real estate agent, Douglas McIntosh, to figure out the best suburbs near Nashville for young couples.
Let’s take a look at the 10 that made the cut.
1. Spring Hill
Source: Spring Hill via Facebook
- Residents under age five: 10.4 percent
- High school graduation rate: 92 percent
Spring Hill tops our list of the best Nashville suburbs for young couples. Lovely farmhouse style homes, affordable townhouses, and spacious craftsman style homes with room to grow are common here.
Outdoor recreation enthusiasts can go on a bike ride or have a picnic in Harvey Park. Residents also enjoy numerous local dining and shopping options, and shopping from brand name retailers at The Crossings of Spring Hill.
Source: Flickr user montanapets
- Residents married: 69.5 percent
- Median household income: $102,870
- High school graduation rate: 93 percent
The small town of Nolensville has a population of just fewer than 6,000 and is perfect for young couples seeking a close-knit community. Townhouses are affordable picks, while lovely Colonial and craftsman style homes give young couples room to grow.
Check out a new book or take a class at the Nolensville Public Library. The Nolensville Park is the perfect spot for a romantic stroll, a walk with your dog, or a picnic.
3. Mount Juliet
Source: Mt. Juliet Parks & Recreation via Facebook
- High school graduation rate: 90 percent
- Median household income: $71,326
Mount Juliet earns the third place spot on our list of the best Nashville suburbs for young couples with a variety of housing options, including affordable townhomes, charming farmhouses, and lovely craftsman style homes.
Grab fresh local produce at the Mt. Juliet Farmer’s Market, or shop brand name retailers and enjoy casual dining options at the Providence Marketplace. Charlie Daniels Park is the perfect spot for a picnic and volleyball game.
4. White House
Source: City of White House, Tennessee – City Administrator’s Office
- Median household income: $68,021
- PlayScore rating: 62 out of 100
The small suburb of White House has plenty of amenities and affordable homes that are perfect for young couples. Spacious ranch and farmhouse style homes on large lots give couples room to grow.
Enjoy a romantic stroll through the beautiful White House Arboretum and Bamboo Groves, or plan a picnic under shady mature trees at the White House City Park. The White House Inn Library is the perfect spot for avid readers to check out a new book or join the book club.
5. Pleasant View
Source: Town of Pleasant View via Facebook
- Residents married: 63.4 percent
- PlayScore rating: 64 out of 100
Pleasant View has a population of just over 4,000, so it’s perfect for young couples seeking a small town vibe near the vibrant city of Nashville. Farmhouse and ranch style homes are common picks for home buyers.
Plan a date night and get to know the community at numerous community events on Main Street, or grab dinner at one of Pleasant View’s local or chain restaurants.
6. Thompson’s Station
Source: Thompson’s Station Farmers Market via Facebook
- Residents married: 68.9 percent
- Median household income: $93,611
- Total crimes per 100k: 521
The tiny town of Thompson’s Station provides a close-knit community and has one of the lowest crime rates of any place we ranked. Charming craftsman and Tudor style homes on winding suburban streets are common.
Enjoy a stroll and a romantic picnic in Heritage Park, or pick up fresh local produce at the Thompson’s Station Farmers Market. History buffs can also tour the Homestead Manor, the get dinner at the restaurant on site.
Source: City of Brentwood, Tennessee Local Government via Facebook
- High school graduation rate: 97 percent
- Married population: 71.8 percent
- Median household income: $134,443
- Movoto Agent Pick
Brentwood earns the seventh place spot on our list, and a nod from local Movoto real estate agent Douglas McIntosh
. Townhouses are an affordable option for young couples, while charming craftsman style homes and classic Colonials give couples room to grow.
McIntosh recommends Brentwood for the great hiking and biking trails, like those at Marcella Vivrette Smith Park and Crockett Park. McIntosh also notes Brentwood’s convenient shopping.
8. White Bluff
Source: The Town of White Bluff via Facebook
- Residents under age five: 10.5 percent
- Residents age 22-34: 21.8 percent
Young couples looking for a close-knit community will love the small town vibe in White Bluff. Ranch and farmhouse style homes with large yards give couples plenty of room to spread out or grow.
Enjoy numerous outdoor recreation opportunities, including fishing, swimming, golfing, hiking, and mountain biking, at nearby Montgomery Bell State Park. Local and chain restaurants also provide a handful of dining options for dinner dates.
Source: Fairview, Tennessee via Facebook
- Residents age 22-34: 17.5 percent
- Total crimes per 100k: 1,427
Fairview earns the ninth place spot on our list with plenty of peers in the 22-34-age range. Young couples will find plenty of affordable housing options, including modern townhouses and ranch style homes with room to grow.
Plan a hike through forested trails at Bowie Nature Park, have a date night at the numerous local restaurants and bars that line Fairview Boulevard, or check out a new book at the Fairview Public Library.
Source: Flickr user thejs
- PlayScore rating: 72 out of 100
- Total crimes per 100k: 1,006
The tiny town of Pegram rounds our list of the best Nashville suburbs for young couples with a high PlayScore and a low crime rate. Young couples will find a variety of affordable housing options, including sprawling ranch style homes, townhouses, and farmhouses on large lots.
The nearby Cheatham Wildlife Management Area, which borders Pegram to the north, is the perfect spot for hiking and hunting. Outdoor recreation enthusiasts can also enjoy strolls along the Harpeth River or a picnic in Hidden Lakes State Park.
To create our list of the best Nashville suburbs for young couples, we took at look at the following important criteria:
Percentage of residents age 22-34
Percentage of residents married
Median household income
Median home value
Total crimes per 100k
High school graduation rate
Then, we ranked each Nashville suburb in the above categories and averaged the scores into one overall score. The suburbs with the lowest overall scores made up our 10 best Nashville suburbs for young couples.
For this list, we sourced data from the U.S. Census, PlayScore.org
, and AreaVibes
Want to see how the other Nashville suburbs ranked? Check out the table below.
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