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REPORT: Bakersfield ranks low on list of safest cities for kids

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Posted at 8:48 PM, Feb 20, 2017
and last updated 2017-02-20 23:48:16-05

Bakersfield was ranked 184 out of 200 in a list of the safest cities for kids, according to a new report by ValuePenguin.

The city ranked 122 out of 200 cities in schools, 137 out of 200 in safety, and 190 out of 200 in wellness.

Barnstable Town, MA was ranked the safest city in the U.S. Phoenix ranked as the least safe city.

School data is based on public school enrollment and safety is based on the number of police officers in a population.

The full report on the safest cities for kids can be found online.