Where homes are affordable

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

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16. Lincoln, NE
Lincoln, NE
Median home price: $125,000
Median family income (per year): $67,613

Go Big Red! When you live in Lincoln, nothing's more important than a winning University of Nebraska football team. Besides a rooting interest, the University helps deliver a lot of culture to residents, offering concerts, dance and touring Broadway shows.

As in other heartland housing markets, the Nebraska capital enjoyed steady, unspectacular home price appreciation during the boom and has suffered little in the bust. Buyers can expect to pay around $200,000 for a nice three-bedroom house.

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Last updated July 13 2010: 5:16 PM ET
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