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Downers Grove named a top 10 best city for kids

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CHICAGO (FOX 32 News) - Downers Grove, Ill. made the 2014 list of top 10 cities for kids.

According to Livability.com, Downers Grove offers great schools, playgrounds and low crime rates. Kids in Downers Grove also have many options for leading a healthy lifestyle and opportunities to engage with other children.

Livability took a look at cities with high concentrations of school-age children and how their schools stacked up. They then and analyzed factors like childhood mortality rates, health insurance coverage, crime rates and the percentage of restaurants that feature kids’ menus.

Downers Grove was ranked number two on the list, topped only by Boise:
  1. Boise, ID
  2. Downers Grove, IL
  3. Overland Park, KS
  4. Cedar Rapids, IA
  5. Plano, TX
  6. Carmel, IN
  7. Brentwood, TN
  8. Palo Alto, CA
  9. Royal Oak, MI
  10. Newton, MA

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