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Bakersfield ranked 87 on 150 "Best & Worst Places to Raise a Family"

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Posted at 7:53 AM, Sep 07, 2017
and last updated 2017-09-07 10:53:36-04

Bakersfield ranked 87 on WalletHub's "2017's Best & Worst Places to Raise a Family."

WalletHub listed 150 places nationwide, one being the best and 150 being the worst.

Source: WalletHub

The analysts compared the 150 most populated cities in the country and considered things like cost of housing, quality of local education, health-care, and fun and recreation opportunities.

They examined these things along with 41 metrics that included air and water quality, graduation rates, cost of living and employment rates.