Site Ranks Best Cities for Young Families

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A consumer finance website has released its annual "Best Cities for Young Families in Indiana" study. NerdWallet based the ranking on factors including home affordability and quality of education. A consumer finance website has released its annual "Best Cities for Young Families in Indiana" study. According to NerdWallet, Fishers, Westfield and Granger are at the top of the list. The study looked at several factors including: home affordability, prosperity and growth, quality of education and family friendliness. NerdWallet says it crunched the data for 109 places in Indiana like cities, towns and census-designated places. Only places with more than 5,000 residents were analyzed.

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Source: NerdWallet

January 7, 2015

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Westfield, Ind. - The Consumer Advocacy site, NerdWallet, released their annual study, “Best Cities for Young Families in Indiana”. NerdWallet ranked Westfield number 2 out of the 109 cities in Indiana that the company researched.

“Building a community and connecting families is my goal for Westfield,” explains Mayor Andy Cook. “Being recognized for something city employees and community members work so hard to achieve is rewarding on so many levels. Westfield’s trail system, school district and our sense of community is why families are locating to Westfield.”

The study revealed Westfield has the highest percentage of families with children in the state. It also pointed out the city’s close proximity to Indianapolis.

NerdWallet analyzes cities with more than 5,000 residents in Indiana. The advocacy site takes into account U.S. Census data and considers four key factors before making a decision. NerdWallet considers home affordability, prosperity and growth, quality of education and family friendliness.

Source: City of Westfield