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Lynden ranks in top ten of best place to raise kids

Lynden ranks in top ten of best place to raise kids

KGMI News Reporting
By Karen Taylor

LYNDEN, Wash. – The City of Lynden has made the top ten list of best towns in Washington State to raise kids.

Mike Anderson an analyst with internet based consumer advocate NerdWallet says they use data from the nonprofit GreatSchools.

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Lynden is number ten in the rankings, based on the quality of public schools, median income, home values and city growth.

Anderson says families get much more ‘bang for their buck’ in Lynden because homes are half the price they are in other cities on the list.

Maple valley came in at number one, Bainbridge Island ranks number five and Mukilteo is number nine.

Link to Study:
http://www.nerdwallet.com/blog/2013/best-towns-washington-state-raising-kids/