Where homes are affordable

Residents who live in these 25 growing towns see their incomes go the furthest.

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20. Wooster, OH
Wooster, OH
Median home price: $104,500
Median family income (per year): $61,793

Wooster is described as a typical Midwestern town with a neighborly feel. But it also has strong academic credentials and hopes to become a leader in agribusiness.

Located in the heart of Ohio's number one dairy producing county, Wooster is home to the Ohio State University's Ohio Agricultural Research and Development Center, which develops agricultural technologies.

The College of Wooster, a well regarded liberal arts school, is home to the Ohio Light Opera and the Wooster Symphony Orchestra -- the second-oldest orchestra in the state.

The city's downtown, characterized by a reconstruction-era courthouse, is home to 300 businesses including restaurants and retail establishments. Wooster also has 14 parks with hiking and bike trails as well as other recreation facilities. --B.R.  

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Last updated July 14 2009: 5:38 PM ET
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