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Which Cities are Most, Least Family-Friendly?

The U.S. Census Bureau says people move more than 11 times in their lifetime, so if you are weighing the decision to pick up and move your whole family, this new report could help.

Wallet hub has ranked the best and the worst cities for families after studying some of the largest cities in our country.

It ranked each city's family livability depending on many factors -- like the quality of jobs, the cost of housing, quality of schools, and recreation, among dozens of other factors.

The best place to live as a family, according to its research? Plano, Texas, came in at the top spot, most notably for its health and safety ranking as well as its socio-economic environment.

In the second spot, Sioux Falls, South Dakota, ranked well in affordability, and Overland Park, Kansas, came out well for education and child care.

Columbus ranked highest of Ohio's cities, at No. 55. Cincinnati fell far lower on the list, at No. 122, but still ahead of Toledo at No. 130, Akron at No. 138 and Cleveland at No. 145.

Cincinnati ranked well, however, for most playgrounds per capita, trailing only Madison, Wisconsin, on the list.

And then there were the cities that ranked the lowest. Detroit, Michigan, came in last on Wallethub's list at No. 150, with low marks in the health and safety and in the education and child care categories.

Miami, Florida; Birmingham, Alabama; and Jackson, Mississippi also got low marks.

Dayton was not listed.

Source: 2014's Best and Worst Cities for Families

 
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