Kirkland ranked as sixth best city in Washington for families to live

Washington has more to offer than just breathtaking views. announced the results of a new study that identifies the 10 best cities to live in Washington and Kirkland was ranked No. 6 in the state.

To compile the rankings the editors at, a credit card comparison and financial education website for families, analyzed five key factors including: odds of being a victim of a violent crime, average commute time, average income, the percentage of residents who attended some college and the number of restaurants per capita.

The 10 best cities were identified as: Redmond, Oak Harbor, Issaquah, Bothell, Lacey, Kirkland, Bellevue, Edmonds, Richland and Spokane Valley.

For more information on the best cities to live in Washington, or to learn about the study's methodology, please visit

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