Apartment website Zumper ranked the ten best cities in America for raising a family in 2018.

They looked at 10 different metrics like income, how much an extra bedroom costs, high school dropout rates, and how many people are under 45. Meaning you have other parents to hang with. The top spot went to Madison, Wisconsin with 70% of residents are under 45, low unemployment, and an average commute of just 19 minutes.

Here are the top ten cities:

  1. Madison, Wisconsin
  2. Lincoln, Nebraska
  3. Lexington, Kentucky
  4. Boise, Idaho
  5. Tallahassee, Florida
  6. Raleigh, North Carolina
  7. Omaha, Nebraska
  8. Des Moines, Iowa
  9. Austin, Texas
  10. Lubbock, Texas

Out of the 94 cities they looked at, Baltimore came in last, followed by Detroit, Las Vegas, Cleveland, and Philadelphia.

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