California's most and least family-friendly cities

WalletHub ranks best California cities based on family life, education, health, affordability and more
  • Folsom, Palo Alto and San Ramon rank in the no. 3 spots as the best for families in California.
  • Oakland, Huntington Park and San Bernardino ranked in the bottom three for families.
  • San Francisco ranked in the no. 179 spot overall but tied for the no. 1 spot for attractions.

The state of California isn’t short on things to do for families: big city attractions, rich history and immense nature are scattered throughout the state.