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Madison
Madison, Wis.
Population: 233,209
Median home price: $207,270
2011 price change: -3%
Home to the University of Wisconsin-Madison, this Midwestern capital is a thriving, bike-friendly cultural mecca.

Hanover, N.H.
Population: 8,636
Median home price: NA
2011 price change: NA
The remote but bustling New England college town is part of the Appalachian Trail and home to Dartmouth College.

Richmond, Va.
Population: 204,214
Median home price: $206,200
2011 price change: 0.3%
The historic city is two hours from D.C. -- and gaining a rep for its culture and cuisine.


By Anne VanderMey, reporter @FortuneMagazine - Last updated June 20 2012: 10:44 AM ET
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