The Best Cities to Raise a Family in 2017

Looking to raise a family? You're in luck. WalletHub is out with its annual list of the best and worst cities for settling down in 2017.

The credit site only examined the country's 150 most populated cities for this one. It looked at 41 key metrics, including housing, quality of schools, health care and recreation.

Three California cities made the top 20: Fremont (5), Irvine (9), and San Jose (13).

Here were the top 10 rankings from WalletHub:

1. Overland Park, KS

2. Madison. WI

3. Plano, TX

4. Seattle, WA

5. Fremont, CA

6. Minneapolis, MN

7. Virginia Beach, VA

8. Sioux Falls, SD

9. Irvine, CA

10. Lincoln, NE

Check out the full list and methodology here

Data is compiled and reported by WalletHub and does not reflect statistics on all cities. 


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