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16. Janesville, WI
Janesville, WI
Median home price: $124,700
Median family income: $69,706

Forget Boardwalk, residents of this Wisconsin city prefer "Park Place." That's locals' affectionate nickname for Janesville, reflecting the more than 2,300 acres of parklands within the city limits. Three-bedroom homes here start at below $60,000.

One big question mark remains for the community: What happens after the planned closing of the General Motors factory here, which will eliminate thousands of jobs? --B.B.

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Last updated July 18 2008: 12:35 PM ET
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