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The worst cities in America for families

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According to WalletHub, it's a combination of access to things like playgrounds and water parks, solid health care support and quality education.

According to WalletHub, it’s a combination of access to things like playgrounds and water parks, solid health care support and quality education.

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What makes a city good for families?

According to WalletHub, it's a combination of access to things like playgrounds and water parks, solid health care support and quality education. Other factors such as cost of living and statistics concerning local family stability also contribute.

With all things considered, Wallet Hub found that Overland Park, Kansas, is the best city in America for families.

But what about the worst?

Because of WalletHub's ranking system, the best cities for family life weren't the only things they found. Out of the 150 cities they looked into, there were some clear losers to contrast against the winners.

Here, we've compiled the 25 cities your family might want to avoid.

JJ Feinauer is a writer for Deseret News National. Email: jfeinauer@deseretdigital.com, Twitter: jjfeinauer.