18. Jonesboro, AR
Best Places Affordable Homes Jonesboro AR
Median home price: $125,000
Median family income: $57,408

Jonesboro's quaint downtown draws visitors from miles away each year. So does Arkansas State University, which boasts an 800-acre campus.

Some visitors even decide to stay. In fact, Jonesboro is going through a population boom. The town, located near the northeastern corner of the state, is now Arkansas's fifth-largest city.

Luckily, there's plenty of land for all those newcomers, which has helped keep home prices low. There are starter homes for under $100,000, and buyers can easily find a well-kept three-bedroom home for $150,000.

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