APPLETON, WI (WTAQ) - Appleton ranks among the top 10 cities to raise your kids. That’s according to a nationally compiled list from Kiplinger, who is a Washington D-C based publishing company that specialized in personal finance and business forecasts. Appleton placed 6th overall on the Great Cities to Raise Your Kids list. Kiplinger looked at nearly 400 metropolitans. The firm’s findings used statistics from the U-S Census Bureau and other factors like affordability, household incomes, recreation, schools and crime rates. Kiplinger publishes Kiplinger’s Personal Finance, Kiplinger’s Retirement Report and other newsletters.