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10. University Park, TX
University Park, TX
Population: 24,182
Median family income: $170,150
Median home price: $997,500

How did the home of Southern Methodist University make the list? Maybe the graduates of its top-rated Cox School of Business liked it so much they decided to stay.

University Park started as a group of houses surrounding SMU almost 100 years ago. Since then it's been swallowed up by Dallas' urban sprawl, but the area still likes to maintain its identity.

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Last updated July 16 2008: 1:22 PM ET
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