Where homes are affordable

Residents who live in these 25 growing towns see their incomes go the furthest.

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1. Duncanville, TX
Duncanville, TX
Median home price: $99,648
Median family income (per year): $72,243

The "City of Champions" is located a few minutes from downtown Dallas and a quick 20 minute drive from Fort Worth making Duncanville a popular place for commuters looking for easy access to major highways in northern Texas.

With a warm climate, the town is also becoming a popular spot for retirees. A handful of golf courses and a nearby lake with boating and fishing facilities provide an outlet from the heat. The city spends thousands of hours each year maintaining its landscape and parks, and a full time horticulturist is responsible for maintaining flower beds, walkways and fountains. The recreation department plants almost 50,000 annual bulbs each year, adding color to the city. While the main street is showing its age, the town is working to refurbish it.--C.C.  

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Last updated July 14 2009: 5:38 PM ET
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