Where homes are affordable

Residents who buy real estate in these 25 towns see their incomes go the furthest.

Lancaster, New York
Clockwise from top left: Lancaster Fall Festival, Light Up Lancaster, Car & Cycle Show, New Year's Eve 2006-07
14. Lancaster, New York
Median family income: $61,781
Median home price (2006): $98,883

The town of Lancaster and the smaller adjacent village by the same name have been talking about merging, but until then this upstate community stands on its own as an affordable housing center. Single-family homes start under $100,000 and run to the half-million-dollar range - still far lower than in many other regions in the state.

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