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HUNTINGBURG -- Lendingtree has ranked the city the best for young families in Indiana.
With a population of about 6,000, Huntingburg scored well on several factors from unemployment to high school dropout rates and other economic factors.
It’s the only area city on that Lendingtree list.
- Huntingburg is the best place to raise a family in Indiana, based on our analysis, with a final score of 73.2.
- Westfield and Huntertown take the second and third spots, with final scores of 71.9 and 71.2, respectively.
- On the other end of the list, we found Gary to be the most challenging place for young families in Indiana, with a final score of 35.9.
- East Chicago and Linton finished out the bottom three towns on our list, with final scores of 41.5 and 45.4, respectively.
Here’s a list of the top 13 communities:
- Hidden Valley
- North Manchester