UNDATED - A recent study ranked Baton Rouge and two other Louisiana cities near the bottom of a list of best cities for families.
WalletHub reported it conducted an in-depth analysis of the 150 most populated US cities and found Baton Rouge was No. 146 in best cities for families. Shreveport ranked No. 144 and New Orleans was No. 142.
Overland Park, Kansas, was deemed the best city for families, while Jackson, Michigan, was named worst. Miami, Detroit and Birmingham also ranked below Baton Rouge.
The study looked at 30 key metrics, such as crime rates, school system rankings and housing costs, to reach its conclusions.