Best Place to Raise Your Kids: Wisconsin

Best Place to Raise Your Kids: Wisconsin

Oshkosh

Nearest city: Milwaukee
Population: 62,355
Median family income: $64,086
Runners-up: Eau Claire, West Allis

Oshkosh, a community of 65,000 located on the west shore of Lake Winnebago, is best known for the Experimental Aircraft Association, which holds an annual air show each year. It also has a mall, a new hospital, an indoor hockey and soccer rink, and the University of Wisconsin-Oshkosh.