LIST: Best and Worst Places to Raise a Family


I don't have kids, but I do know that anyone with kids has a lot to consider when looking for a place to raise a family.

WalletHub came out with their list of the Best Cities to Raise a Family! They looked at the 180 most populated U.S. Cities, and judged them on 48 different factors including cost of housing, quality of local schools, health care, opportunities for fun and recreation and more. Check out where Madison is on the list!

Here are the Top Ten Best Cities to Raise a Family:

  1. Overland Park, KS
  2. Fremont, CA
  3. Irvine, CA
  4. Plano, TX
  5. Columbia, MD
  6. South Burlington, VT
  7. Seattle, WA
  8. Scottsdale, AZ
  9. Gilbert, AZ
  10. Madison, WI
  1. If you're considering moving out of Madison for another opportunity and you've got a family to consider, here are a list of the Top Ten Worst Cities to Raise a Family according to WalletHub:
    Detroit, MI
  2. Cleveland, OH
  3. Memphis, TN
  4. Hialeah, FL
  5. Newark, NJ
  6. Birmingham, AL
  7. Wilmington, DE
  8. San Bernardino, CA
  9. Miami, FL
  10. Montgomery, AL

Read more from WalletHub here.

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