Posted on: January 4, 2018

Columbia Named 5th Best City to Raise a Family in Illinois!

WalletHub compared more than 220 of its cities across 21 key metrics. The data set ranges from share of families with young children to median family income to housing affordability.

Family Life in Columbia (1=Best; 111=Avg.)

  • 22nd– Median Family Income (Adjusted for Cost of Living)
  • 18th– Quality of School System
  • 4th – Violent-Crime Rate
  • 24th - Air Quality
  • 27th – Property Crime Rate
  • 19th - Playgrounds per Capita
  • 19th – Pediatricians per Capita
  • 14th – Foreclosure Rate

You can find the full study here: https://wallethub.com/edu/best-worst-cities-for-families-in-illinois/18426/.

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