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If you’re looking for a place to raise your children, you may want to reconsider these cities.

According to a new study conducted by WalletHub, Baltimore was ranked the eighth worst city to raise a family in.

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WalletHub compared more than 180 U.S. cities based on 45 key metrics that consider essential family dynamics, such as the cost of housing, the quality of local school and health-care systems, and the opportunities for fun and recreation.

Keep scrolling to see which cities were ranked the top 10 worst cities to raise a family.

Are you surprised by the rankings? Click here to read the full breakdown.

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1. Cleveland, Ohio

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2. Memphis, Tennessee

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3. Detroit, Michigan

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4. Birmingham, Alabama

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5. Newark, New Jersey

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6. San Bernardino, CA

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7. Shreveport, Louisiana

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8. Baltimore, Maryland

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9. Hialeah, FL

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10. Wilmington, Delaware

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