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Posted on: May 2, 2016

Rockville Earns Top Spot on National 'Best Cities for Families' List

Rockville, Maryland, May 2 -- The City of Rockville has earned the number one spot on the 10 best cities for families in the United States list, based on a study by the website Livability.com.

The study examined quality of schools, crime rate, healthcare and economy, among other factors, to determine the rankings. Rockville ranked first overall and was recognized for its diversity, walkability and number of parks.

Livability gave a nod to Rockville's high graduation rate, low family poverty rate and number of colleges and universities within the community.

Livability also pointed out that Rockville has ranked on many "best of" lists, noting that Rockville "consistently ranks among the best places to live by news outlets, such as Money magazine. Rockville has appeared twice on the Best Places to Live list and makes a second showing on the list of the Best Cities for Families."

For more information on Livability's 10 Best Cities for Families, visit www.livability.com.

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MEDIA CONTACT:
Marylou Berg
Director of Communication
240-314-8105
mberg@rockvillemd.gov

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