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14. Spring, TX
Spring, TX
Median home price: $131,005
Median family income: $74,298

Homeowners here have a little spring in their step to go with their addresses thanks to a concentrated effort to redevelop the town over the past two decades. Spring is an unincorporated region north of Houston. Residents and tourists flock to the Old Town Spring area, which features more than 150 boutiques and a variety of dining options.

Landowners from throughout the area have aided Spring's development by relocating historic buildings from their farm properties to Old Town Spring, giving it an authentic feel.  --B.B.

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