Parenting magazine ranks Louisville a top city for families

LOUISVILLE, KY (WAVE) - The city of Louisville is getting a taste of the national spotlight. Parenting magazine released its Top 10 list of the best cities for families - and Louisville is number 10.

The rankings are based upon quality of schools, affordable homes, low crime rates, jobs, and parkland. In all, the magazine ranked each city in 84 categories.

According to a magazine spokesperson, Louisville's affordable housing allows families to live comfortably on its pasture-rich grasslands. In addition, the abundant museums and fairs that give Louisville the nickname "city of parks" make for a great entertainment scene.

The complete 2011 best cities for families list can be found in the July issue of Parenting early years, on stands now, and online at:

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