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Best & Worst Places To Raise A Family

September 6, 2018

The average American can move more than 11 times in his or her lifetime, but where to? The website Wallethub has ranked 182 places to live in the U.S. to determine the best places to raise a family, based on data like cost of housing, crime rates, quality of schools and opportunities for fun.

Topping that list? Overland Park, KS. At the very bottom? Newark, New Jersey slides in at #182 -- just below Detroit, Michigan.

Here are the top 10 best places to raise a family, according to WalletHub:

1. Overland Park, KS

2. Irvine, CA

3. Fremont, CA

4. South Burlington, VT

5. Bismarck, ND

6. Plano, TX

7. Fargo, ND

8. Sioux Falls, SD

9. Huntington Beach, CA

10. Gilbert, AZ

Here are the bottom 10 places to raise a family, ranked 173-182 on the list:

173. Wilmington, DE

174. Birmingham, AL

175. Memphis, TN

176. San Bernardino, CA

177. Baltimore, MD

178. Hialeah, FL

179. Cleveland, OH

180. Miami, FL

181. Detroit, MI

182. Newark, NJ

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