Plano ranks as a Top 5 U.S. city for families

Out of 150 cities examined, Plano ranks No. 3 in the nation for best cities for families, according to WalletHub.

The study used a variety of metrics to come up with the rankings including playgrounds per 100,000 residents, violent crime rates and highest median family income. The top two cities which bested Plano were Overland Park, Kansas (No. 1), and Madison, Wisconsin (No. 2).

Here's where Plano ranked in some of the things WalletHub measured:

Family Fun — No. 86
Health and Safety — No. 4
Education and child care — No. 51
Affordability — No. 1
Socioeconomic environment — No. 3
The only other Dallas-Fort Worth city to make the Top 25 was Grand Prairie at No. 13.
(9/9/2016)

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