Study: Top cities to raise kids

by | Nov. 16, 2011

News from Utah

When families move for work or lifestyle changes, they try to pick the place with the best opportunities for their children as well as for overall living standards. Parents carefully consider many factors, including the quality of schools in the area, the cost of living, the available amenities, and safety, to name a few—and this is no easy task. In Businessweek.com’s 6th annual ranking of best places to raise kids, we teamed up with Bloomberg Rankings to evaluate 4,169 places with a crime index less than 10 percent above the national average, populations between 1,000 and 50,000 people, and median family income within 20 percent of the state median, using data from real estate data company Onboard Informatics.

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