Pennsylvania’s second city and only city on the list was Pittsburgh. Facing stiff competition from Phoenix, Portland and Boston; Pittsburgh pulled out a number four ranking for Best City To Raise A Baby in the USA.
The survey was found in Parents Magazine and was based on the following criteria: Child Care, Family Safety, Fun For You And Baby, Infant Health and Money Matters. Pittsburgh achieved a number four ranking by getting no less than a B in any category!
“Pediatric experts and mommy bloggers helped us determine 35 important factors for young families to consider when moving with baby. If info wasn’t readily available, we dug it up, calculating what your taxes will be, the odds of having a sex offender on your block, even the number of baby swings in the parks. We gave the 100 biggest U.S. cities a letter grade in five categories….”
To view the survey click here http://www.parents.com/parenting/money/buy-a-house/the-10-best-cities-for-babies/?page=2