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17. Overland Park, KS
Overland Park, KS
Median home price: $200,000
Median family income (per year): $107,240

Overland Park is the second largest city in Kansas -- right in the thick of the Kansas City metro area scrum -- and it has a history of being included in "best places" lists.

For its size, the city has a disproportionate number of Fortune 500 company headquarters, which contributes to high median income. The quality of life is high, with good schools and low crime.

But those advantages have not knocked prices off kilter. Plenty of nice, three-bedroom homes are on the market for less than $200,000.

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