San Diego comes in 24th out of 182 in the best cities in which to raise a family, according to a new report by WalletHub, which does statistical studies of United States places to work and live.
San Diego ranks 8th of the 182 cities in family fun, which measures such metrics as playgrounds per capita, parkland aceage per capita, number of attractions, walkability, and, hardly surprisingly, ideal weather.
San Diego is 27th in education and child care, which ranks such features as the quality of the school system, high school graduation rate and child care costs. San Diego is 27th in health and safety, which ranks such factors as air and water quality.
But San Diego is 57th in socio-economic metrics such as the separation and divorce rate, families living in poverty and on food stamps, the wealth gap, and family debt levels. San Diego is a sorry 103rd in affordability.
The best city is Overland Park, Kansas, and the worst is Newark.