Where homes are affordable

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

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24. Plainfield, IN
Plainfield, IN
Median home price: $126,000
Median family income (per year): $73,934

Plainfield boasts affordable home prices, good schools and a growing economy.Located just outside Indianapolis, the city claims a "diverse" housing market with new and existing properties. For those with families, Plainfield's schools are highly rated and there are 460 acres of parkland in the city limits.

Residents work for major companies such as Eli Lilly, Duke Energy and a variety of manufacturing firms, according to the Plainfield Chamber of Commerce.

Proud of its Quaker roots, Plainfield's city slogan is "A Community of Values." --B.R. 

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Last updated July 14 2009: 5:38 PM ET
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