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Bethesda, Md., residents pull in more than $170,000 a year. Which other places in our Best Places database have high incomes?

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23. Sandy Springs, GA
Sandy Springs, GA
Population: 82,674
Median family income (per year): $115,171
Median home price: $380,000

Named for a spring that produces 10 gallons of water per minute, this Georgia locale also features the Chattahoochee River, Chastain Park and Big Trees Forest Preserve.

Full of sidewalks, bicycle lanes and trails, this city was made for ambling, and locals enjoy their time outdoors. The Chastain Amphitheatre, nestled within a park, brings world-renowned performers into the fold. And The Taste of Sandy Springs, Sandy Springs Cycling Challenges and Sandy Springs Festival draw crowds.

But with Fortune 500 companies like UPS, Arby's and others within its limits, this playground for rich executives also boasts horseback riding, in-home theaters, au pair suites and other frills for the corporate jet set.

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Last updated July 14 2010: 11:43 AM ET
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