Money's list of America's best small towns


Top 100
Rank City Population
76 Nanuet, NY 18,100
77 Cibolo, TX 9,000
78 Pearl River, NY 15,700
79 Hernando, MS 12,800
80 Ballwin, MO 30,500
81 Lindon, UT 11,100
82 Crofton, MD 20,900
83 Clayton, CA 10,500
84 Columbus, NE 21,800
85 Draper, UT 37,100
86 Ankeny, IA 38,600
87 Merrimack, NH 26,500
88 Portland, CT 9,600
89 Brandon, MS 24,200
90 Dover, NH 30,500
91 Peachtree City, GA 35,900
92 Wells Branch, TX 13,900
93 Keller, TX 47,500
94 Franklin, WI 37,300
95 Bettendorf, IA 34,700
96 Madison, AL 40,200
97 Winter Springs, FL 33,700
98 South Elgin, IL 22,300
99 Oregon, WI 9,200
100 Sherwood, OR 17,000
From the September 2011 issue
Best Places Winners
MAPS
Home price trends
Hover over any of the 10 Best Places below to see how real estate prices have changed in the past year.
City Avg. listing price
(July 2011)
1. Louisville, CO $383,569
2. Milton, MA $577,008
3. Solon, OH $291,162
4. Leesburg, VA $486,018
5. Papillion, NE $218,520
6. Hanover, NH $643,500
7. Liberty, MO $177,678
8. Middleton, WI $347,770
9. Mukilteo, WA $345,487
10. Chanhassen, MN $418,607

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Region
Northeast South
Midwest West
Ranking
Top 100 winners only
Population
8.4M
8,500
Home Prices
2010 median sales prices
$2.3M
$42K
Using statistics from data services company Onboard Informatics, we crunched the numbers in order to zero in on America's best small towns for families. (Last year, we looked at small cities, with populations between 50,000 and 300,000.) More

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