14. Tallahassee, FL
Best Places Affordable Homes Talahassee FL
Median home price: $122,400
Median family income: $60,111

Tallahassee may be Florida's capital, but it's better known as one of the state's biggest college towns. It claims two of the Sunshine State's most well-known universities: Florida State and Florida A&M.

The huge university presence has helped keep the housing market stable. Many grads stay in the area, and the yearly influx of students offers real estate investors a steady stream of renters. There are also plenty of well paid government and university jobs to attract buyers.

For those who relocate, it's not a bad place to land: The city offers nice parks and oak-lined streets. Winters are also cooler and the landscape hillier than in other parts of Florida.

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  @Money - Last updated August 28 2012 01:10 PM ET
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